A pair of Mid 19th Century Chinese export Famille Rose Mandarin vases with foo lion handle. This pattern is well known and is one of the three most popular pallets of the genre; others being Rose Canton and Rose Medallion. Chinese Famille Rose porcelain is decorated with predominantly pink-colored enamels which was first used by adding colloidal gold, tiny fragments of gold suspended in water, to the glaze. The technique was introduced to China from Europe during the reign of the Qing Dynasty under the Yongzheng Emperor, who ruled from 1723 to 1735. These vases are sure to be appreciated by enthusiasts of Chinese porcelain.
The approximate weight is 3lbs each.