A pair of porcelain vases, Imperial porcelain manufactory, period of Nicholas I (1825-1855), circa 1833

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Each of bandeau form, on square ormolu socle with flared foot and neck, the ormolu handles formed of scrolling leaves, the central panels painted with marinescapes of Cape Colonna and Corfu, inscribed, above moulded acanthus leaves, the backs elaborately decorated with stylised green foliage on white grounds, with blue Imperial cipher of Nicholas I

Quantity: 2
height: 44cm, 17 3/8 in.