Mobile menu
Welcome back to the royal residences. Find out more about our measures to keep you safe.
Sèvres porcelain factory

Vase Chinois 1780

RCIN 36075

Your share link is...

  Close

These distinctively-coloured vases were initially displayed at Brighton Pavilion – where the chinoiserie motifs would have echoed the surrounding decorative scheme – but they were later moved to Carlton House. The Louis XV-style Chinese scenes and figures on the vases were inspired by contemporary French engravings.

Purchased by George IV, 1818