Exquisite vintage pair of French Limoges porcelain Chinoiserie style baluster vases. Unique hexagonal form to these vases, with rounded canted edges, tapering to a slightly flared base. Beautifully hand painted in bold, vibrant colors. Elaborate hand painted stylized flowers and arabesque motifs in the style of Chinese Export porcelain. The intricate pattern reminiscent of famille verte or rose canton, comprising of butterflies and pink chrysanthemums, blue and red flowers, and lush green foliage. Finished with ornate gilt metal mounts and resting on four lion paw feet. Marked on the base Limoges France, and peint à la main (painted by hand). In very good condition with general wear to the metal commensurate with age. The vases stand 11" tall and measure 5 1/4" wide x 3 7/8" deep. Across the top of the rim is 2 1/2", the base is 4" across foot to foot.
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