Pair of large white porcelain vases decorated with gilt and polychrome enamels of medallions enlivened with palace scenes against a ground with strewn flowers, fans, butterflies and birds. Rim with is ornated with relief handles depicting cranes and two inlaid facings lizards.
China, Canton (Guangzhou). Late 19th Century
Rich gilt and chiseled bronze mounting with decoration of flower garlands, clasps, scrolls, heart-leaves friezes.
Louis XV Style
Height of vases: 63 cm (24-3/4 in.)
Total height: 78 cm (30-2/3 in.)
Condition report : Accidents on cranes have been restored, losses. Bored holes on bottom.