718. Rare Chinese Pair Porcelain Mandarin Ormolu Mounted Vases late 18thCt


Rare Pair of Chinese Export Hand Decorated Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Mantle Vases of outstanding quality. Mid to late Eighteenth Century. 

Each Vase of bulbous outline and cylindrical base, exquisitely hand painted with figural panels in Famille Rose palette enamels, within a blue and white painted foliate surround, ending on an ornate ormolu base in the rococo taste. The rims mounted with similar decoration.  

Condition: Good condition for such early pieces with no losses to porcelain, bronze mounts have been professionally re-gold plated. Back and front views are similar.  

Height: (entire as shown on image one) 7.5" (19.25cm). Width: (at base) 4.5" (11.25cm). Depth: (at base) 4.5” (11.25cm).