871. Superb Pair Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Vases 1884

Very Elegant Pair of Victorian English Royal Crown Derby Twin Scroll Handle Vases of outstanding quality and condition. Last quarter of the Nineteenth Century. 

Lavishly gilded and hand decorated using 22ct gold on a rich cobalt blue ground depicting flowers, scrolls and foliage and a Chinese Dragon, the decorative twin "C" scroll handles with similar decoration. 

Condition: Superb condition for such early pieces with no evidence of any restoration anywhere. Tiny loss on top rim of one vase. Back and front views are alike. 

Derby Mark in iron red with half moon underneath which dates these pieces for 1884 (Osmaston Road Factory).  

Width: (entire at handles) 5.25" (13.25cm). Height: (an impressive) 7" (18cm). Depth: 5" (13cm).