Pair of large sculpted ivory covered vases. 20th Century


Pair of large ivory covered vases with sculpted decoration of Greek fretwork friezes and friezes of foliaged scrollwork, lions, dragons, phoenix, chimeras, pine trees and clouds in reserves. Slightly hollowed mid-section flanked by monster heads holding mobile loops. Lids surmounted with lions and Phoenix perched on pine trees.
Atop pierced carved wood stepped plinths.

China, First Half-20th Century

Height: 80 cm (31-1/2 in.) - Width: 15 cm (6 in.)
Height with plinths: 92 cm (36-1/4 in.)

Cracks on one vase, missing Phoenix on one lid

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  2
  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120693