Late 19th century, Chinese; polychrome raised enamel; porcelain hexagonal shaped bridal or wedding lanterns in two parts; one with a swelled shade; having crenellated crests; pierced reticulated sides with central round medallions depicting various flowers on one and vases with florals on the other; bordered by floral elements; on later wooden bases. Unmarked. Approx. of the tallest excluding the base, h. 12.25", d. 5.5". Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. Cecil S. Whitehead, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia.
Wear to enamel medallions on the swelled bodied shade.