A pair of cloisonne enamel millefleurs double gourd vases

一對掐絲琺琅百花葫蘆瓶

Qianlong mark and period 18th century, China.

乾隆 18世紀 中國

Height 39cm, Diameter 21 cm

高:39釐米 直徑:21 釐米

This pair of cloisonne vases is decorated with a profusion of varied flower heads in a bright and colourful pallet. The vases are tied around the waist with two ribbons, the loose four ends of which fall down and over the lower gourd, and up in a bow above the waist. The gilt bronze base is centred by a four-character Qianlong mark within a square, this was previously drilled and the hole now restored.

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