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Pair of vases
(19th century)

Medium
porcelain, enamel, metal, gilt
Measurements
(a-c) 80.5 × 29.0 cm diameter (overall)
(d-f) 80.5 × 29.0 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
China
Accession Number
1042.a-f-D2
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1913
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Pair of vases. Ovoid body narrowing to splayed foot, cylindrical neck with everted rim; body with pair of phoenix on eccentric rock surrounded by peonies, birds and butterflies, neck with peacock on eccentric rock surrounded by peonies with bird and butterfly, foot and shoulder band of grid with panels of auspicious objects. Traces of adhesive on rim and foot.