Be First To Learn about New Sensational Discoveries
All Objects
|
Ceramics
|
Metal Ware
|
Miscellaneous
|
Vases
|
Andrew Sinclair
Browse All Stock
A Pair of Qing Dynasty Canton Vases as Lamp Bases

A Pair of Qing Dynasty Canton Vases as Lamp Bases

£1,750

Circa 1870 China

Add to wishlist Add to Wishlist
Height 14 inches (35.56 cm)

A pair of nineteenth century Canton vases decorated throughout with stylised birds, flowers and insects.

Chinese Canton porcelain was manufactured and fired in the kilns of Ching-Te Chen. From there, works were taken to the port at Canton, where finishing touches were applied by local artists and goods were shipped to Europe and America. The large central panel, usually depicting interior or exterior scenes, is one of the trademarks of Canton porcelain as opposed to other Chinese Export porcelain of the same time.

This pair of lamps is delicately and richly decorated in a variety of greens, soft yellows and rich pinks. The central panels reveal spacious areas of white, milky background depicting a playful decoration of flowers and birds.

Reference 0105 (52)

Call Now
Close Window
Discover a world of fine art and antiques

Sign up now for our Quick Expert Guide to Buying Antiques and receive monthly updates with exciting items direct to your inbox.

Name
Email
Submit Details