19th century, Chinese; gilded polychrome porcelain; scalloped rim with flared neck and guardian lion handles and applied salamanders; enameled alternating panels depicting court figures with and florals with birds. Unmarked. Approx. of each without stand, d. 6.5", h. 13.25". Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. Cecil S. Whitehead, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia.
Over-painting; loss of gilding; restorations.