A pair of Famille Verte lobed baluster vases and covers
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662-1722, China
Height: 56 cm., 22 inches
A pair of large famille verte faceted baluster vase and cover is decorated with shaped panels enclosing birds, flower branches, landscape and mythical beasts, shoulder with four cartouches containing mythical beasts against brocade diaper, neck with ‘hundred antiques’ scholar objects. The cover is decorated with inverted flower petals in fish-roe pattern with auspicious objects and topped with unusual biscuit knops in the form of woven rope balls.