19th Century Chinese Export Canton Rose Mandarin Vase #3

19th Century Chinese Export Canton Rose Mandarin Vase #3

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Chinese export canton famille rose vase, mid-19th century.

 

Dimensions: Approximately 10”.

 

Decoration:  

The body is decorated with four panels surrounded by C scroll borders. Two show domestic scenes and have images of two birds and flowers.

 

The neck also has two panels surrounded by C scroll borders showing domestic scenes.

 

There are two gilt lion handles on the neck and the base of the neck is decorated with gilt chimera.

 

The base is unmarked.

 

For a discussion of Canton famille rose porcelain, see Feller, “Chinese Export Porcelain of the 19th Century: The Canton Famille Rose Porcelains”.

 

There is also a discussion in Chapters XIV and XV of Nadler, “China to Order”.

 

Condition: Some rubbing to gilding and enamels; otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.