Pair of Famille Rose Covered Jars, China, rounded meiping form, each decorated with a phoenix perched on rockwork and surrounded by peonies, a stylized ruyi-head border at the shoulders and on the covers, accented with floral sprigs, butterflies, and painted lotus bud finials, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
hairline crack at neck and cover of one vase, minor chips to rims, minor loss of enamels, some firing flaws with bumps.
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