Each vase is very similarly gilded to the body with prunus and bamboo branches on a powder-blue ground, all below a band of stylized chrysanthemum blossoms reserved on a geometric ground to the shoulder. The reverse of each vase is inscribed in Cyrillic and one vase with Gatchina Palace label with inventory number '11839'. With similarly decorated covers.
The larger, 812 in. (21.5 cm.) high
Gatchina Palace, Russia (according to label)
Acquired by the current vendor's father in Europe in the early 20th Century.
Special notice
Please note this lot is the property of a consumer. See H1 of the Conditions of Sale.
Brought to you by
More from
The Art of China: Spring Edition
Place your bid Condition report

A Christie's specialist may contact you to discuss this lot or to notify you if the condition changes prior to the sale.

I confirm that I have read this Important Notice regarding Condition Reports and agree to its terms. View Condition Report