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A Pair of Samson Fish Bowls in the Oriental Manner, on Giltwood Stands

H: 37 in / 94.5 cm  |  Dia: 26.5 in / 67 cm

Description

Of typical Canton circular everted form, decorated in the Famille Rose palette with cranes, phoenix and foliage on the porcelain bodies, with applied Lion-Dog masks to the sides. Set upon carved giltwood stands in the early Georgian manner, with 'C' scrolls and acanthus carving, each with animal masks and paw feet.
Circa 1880

Literature

The highly skilled Samson Factory, based in Paris, operated until 1891, making excellent copies of European and Oriental pieces.

REF No. 9024

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