A Large Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Baluster Vases

9839 A large pair of Chinese famille rose baluster vases, for the Eastern export market, the panels finely decorated with tree peony and magnolia, reserved in leaf shaped panels on a deep blue ground with traces of gilt decoration. One with a restored body crack, the other very extensive damage, old repairs. An identical vase (with cover) is in Topkapi Palace museum.


China, early Qianlong period.



Height: 49 cm (19.25 ins)                                               £5,000