Pair of Famille Rose Garden Seats, China, 19th century, six-sided forms decorated with an openwork coin design in a pink meander band on top and two double coin designs on two sides, painted allover with various floral sprays, fruit, and butterflies below a yellow ruyi border encircling the top, eight pink nipples to upper and lower body on each side, gilt details, ht. 18 1/2, top dia. 12 in.
Provenance: From the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thayer.
one broken and repaired with iron wires, the other in good condition, both with minor loss of enamels and gilt, glazing flaws with pockmarks and bumps.
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