Pair of Rose Medallion Tall Covered Vases, China, 19th century, each depicting various scenes in large circular cartouches on the body, including court scenes with dancers entertaining nobility, scholars in their studios with attendants, and birds and flowers of the four seasons with butterflies and insects, the small oblong cartouches surrounding the shoulder depict birds and flowers, all on a gilt ground with overall green enamel tendrils and enamel butterflies, with gilt elephant handles, the cover with scalloped edge and similar cartouche and a lotus blossom finial, ht. 25 1/4 in.
in good conditiion with small chip to the foot of one
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