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Lot 0148
Asian, late 19th/ early 20th century. A pair of vibrant blue palatial cloisonne on bronze chargers, each with tondo depicting many foo dogs dancing and parading around a central chrysanthemum blossom with further chrysanthemums and puzzle balls to composition, the tondo reserved on a field of key patterning decorated with tiny blocks of squared key spirals, the underside completely covered with cloisonne wire scrolls in light blue ground. Unmarked. Approximate diameter 26.25". Provenance: From the Estate of Channing S. Jun, M.D., Eastman, Georgia.

Condition

Both chargers with all over pitting, some surface scratches. rust and minor losses to enamel. The underside of both chargers exhibiting oxidation, loss, discoloration, rust and build up of grime (see image #10). One charger with circular crease to front side of charger near center with cracking and lifting (see image #8) likely caused from pressure of circular foot on back which is also cracking and showing stress.

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Pair of Vibrant Blue Palatial Cloisonne Chargers

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Jun 25, 2016