large Famille Rose urns, pair
late 19th century
glazed and gilt porcelain, lacquered wood
15 h × 7 dia in (38 × 18 cm)
Urns feature figural scenes, flowers, birds, and butterflies on alternating panels with dragon-form handles.
Provenance: Charlotte Horstmann & Gerald Godfrey Ltd., Hong Kong | Private Collection
Good overall condition. Some gilt losses and glaze flakes throughout. One example with shallow 1/4" x 1/4" kiln kiss to body and 1/2" x 1/4" chip to underside of rim. Other example with two small, shallow chips to underside of rim, largest 1/2" x 1/8".
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