A Chinese Export Canton Rose Medallion Garden Seat
early 19th Century
A Chinese export Canton Rose Medallion garden seat (Chinese, early 19th century) of hexagonal form. The seat is decorated with a wide band painted with figures in an open palace setting and two rose reticulated ‘cash’ medallions, this wide band is set between two smaller bands with blossoms, birds, butterflies, and raised circular (nipple) bosses. The top is painted with conforming decoration. Originally part of a pair, this garden seat is original to Chateau-sur-Mer.
19" x 15" x 15"
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Morris Smith, 1970.
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