A Chinese “mandarin palette” and dragon handles vase and cover. Qianlong period
Of baluster form, supported on a pedestal foot and set with a pair of iron-red and gilt dragon handles, the body painted front and back with a vase holding a large bouquet of flowers, the scalloped cover surmounted by an iron-red and gilt Buddhist lion knop.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795)
- 11.41 in. (29 cm)
- Reference :
- upon request
For two pair of identical vases, see Christie’s New York, Captains and Kilns: British Ceramics, Chinese Export Porcelain, 21 january 2003, lot 323/327.