Pair of small crackled celadon vases, mounted in Louis XV rococo ormolu rims, scroll flower decorated handles.
Possibly Earl of Lonsdale, Lowther Castle, England [see note 1]. By 1948, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, NY; October 1, 1948, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965) NOTES:  see J. Munger, "The Forsythe Wickes Collection," 1992, no. 266, p. 294.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection
Chinese porcelain, French mounts, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, Porcelain: probably 1736–95, mounts: about 1750–55
Overall: 19.3 x 21.1 x 12.6 cm (7 5/8 x 8 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelain, Jingdezhen ge-type ware; crackled light grayish-blue glaze; gilt-bronze mounts