Lot 60: Pair of Chinese Porcelain Square Vases
April 19, 2013
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Chinese Porcelain Square Vases, late 19th century, with famille rose enamel decoration of floral sprigs, and having lion masque jump rings at the sides, h. 16".
Condition Report: Each of the beautiful vases presents very well, but there is some damage. One has small frits (really just a rough spot easier felt than seen) on two of the four corners of the upper lip. The upper border appears to have some retouching. On the same vase, there are losses to the nose of each of the foo dog handles, and wear to the gilt as well as some wear to the orange glaze. On the second vase, there is possibly some retouching to the upper border, one handle has some wear and the other some restoration to the handle itself, as well as a restored chip to the corner.