pair of large chinese temple jars qing dynasty

Pair of Large Chinese Temple Jars, Qing Dynasty.



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A spectacular pair of fine quality Chinese vases, Qing Dynasty, reign of Emperor Tao Kuang (1821-1850) in perfect condition.
They are hand-painted and decorated with a pattern of dense scrolling foliage, chrysanthemums (represents ease and joviality), lotus (happiness in maturity, creative power, genius, purity in adversity and marital happiness). At the top of the jars are borders of lappet or cloud collars known as 'ruyi'.
SIZE: 26 inches tall (66cm)
PROVENANCE: Acquired by a Chinese barrister for his Elizabethan country house in Wiltshire (images 10 and 11). He purchased them in Hong Kong, along with another pair, in 1998. (images 8 and 9).
For the last 8 years in my private collection.
Internal Ref: 8921


Height = 66 cm (26")
Width = 36 cm (14")
Depth = 36 cm (14")

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