Lot 1017
A Pair of Chinese Yellow Ground Cloisonne Vases with Dragons
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, each vase with imperial yellow ground populated with green dragons, two frontal facing dragons with five claws, the other two in side profile, swirling clouds and fire bands surround the dragons, blue enamel to interior, both vases with apocryphal four character Qianlong mark incised in raised square to underside.

12 3/4 in.

Base of one with extensive remains of hardened glue-type adhesive that has penetrated into the bottom of the vessel visible through interior, perhaps later base that has been glued in; second vase is secured to its wooden stand with glue-type adhesive therefore unsure of condition of bottom base of the second vase, however part of the seal mark can be seen through the opening in center of stand; wear and losses to rim and foot mounts.