Pair of Famille Rose Vases, China, 19th century, baluster-shape with long waisted neck and flared rim, decorated with two carved gilt double-lion flanges to neck, two carved gilt double-chilongs to shoulder, painted with various scenes with figures in variously shaped panels including two main banquet scenes in two rectangular panels, against a floral background filled with auspicious symbols, the mouth rim with a floral diaper band, gilt details, ht. 24 7/8 in.
Provenance: The collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thayer.
one with cracked and repaired neck and mouth, trace of retouches, loss of enamel and gilt to some area.
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