Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Pair of Chinese Porcelain Celadon Vases

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Chinese Porcelain Celadon Vases, 19th century, foo lion handles above applied lizards at the neck, each hexagonal shape gilded and polychrome enamel decorated with a panel of figures surrounded by Chinese symbols, flowers, and landscape vignettes, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

One with 1/4" rim chip; glaze wear to heads of lizards.
One with 1/4" rim chip; chipping the the underside of a foo dog's tail; glaze wear to heads of lizards.

Keywords

Celadon, Ceramic glaze, Chinese ceramics, Porcelain, Pottery

Departments

Specialists