A remarkable pair. Of form and beautifully decorated: the first with a Qilin (a myhtical animal of good omen) running in an outdoor setting; the second with a tiger (or leopard) chaising the a bird in a similar setting, The cavetto of each most unusually decorated with reserrves in the shape of unfurled scrolls with scenes figures in landscapes and flowers and rockery. All set upon a seeded green ground. The decoration is superbly painted in deep and vibrant tones.
Diameter: 10 1/2 inches (27 cm.)
Ex: Eisenbach-Erie Collection, England (early 20th century)