A palatial pair of Rose Medallion Chinese export vases. This one of a kind pair would make a statement on the floor of any foyer or living space. A monumental pair of standing vases each in the Rose Medallion style and pattern. Both vases flanked by gilt gold full figured dragons as handles. Each depicting a court scene with many servants and a seated Emperor and Empress. Both signed on the bottom side. These pieces were purchased directly from the previously owners home in New Canaan CT.
Rose Medallion China was made in China during the 19th and 20th centuries. It is a distinctive design with four or more panels of decoration around a central medallion that includes a bird or a peony. The panels show birds and people. The background is a design of tree peonies and leaves. Pieces are colored in greens, pinks, and other colors. It is similar to Rose Canton and Rose Mandarin. The Rose Medallion pattern was especially popular from 1830 to 1930 and it still very popular today.
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IN THE STYLE OF: Belle Époque
PLACE OF ORIGIN: China
|DATE OF MANUFACTURE:||1960's|
|WEAR:||Wear consistent with age and use|
|HEIGHT:||38 in. (97 cm)|
|DIAMETER:||18 in. (46 cm)|