Pair of Chinese clair de lune celadon porcelain vases

A pair of late Louis XV gilt bronze-mounted Chinese
clair de lune celadon porcelain vases – circa 1760-1765 

The porcelain Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Height: 31.5 cm. (12 ½ in.)  Width: 13.9 cm. (5 ½ in.)  Depth: 11.9 cm. (4 ¾ in.)

 

Comparative literature

Two other identically mounted pairs of vases are known:

  • A pair in Chinese mauve porcelain formerly in the collection of Jean-Baptiste de Machault d’Arnouville (1701-1794), sold Christie’s London, 9 July 2015, lot 22
  • A pair in Chinese green celadon porcelain, sold Hotel Drouot, Paris, Etude Thierry de Maigret, 2 December 2011, lot 183