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Lot 0245
Pair of Chinese gilt bronze cloisonne garden stools, stoutly repousse in barrel shaped body, tall cylindrical with slightly swelled on the center, slightly domed round top. The main exterior is decorated with a white crane standing in shallow water, with variegated foliage grows all around. Cloisonne is enameled metal on which the colors of the design are separated by thin metallic strings. The cells are filled with crushed enamel after which the object is heated until the enamels liquify into the cells. The whole piece is then sanded and polished into a uniform surface. The garden stool is characterized by attractive protruding gilt knops encircling under the rim and above the foot, over the bands of gilt bronze rings. Amazing metal-work with stunning sheen.

Mark on base, incised four script -KaiShu- characters enclosed within double square frame borders, Made in The Years of QianLong Reign Period.

Dimensions: 17" H x 12-3/8" Dia. (each)


Over all in EXCELLENT condition. Traced numerous tiny-holes of corrosions on enamel filling, No missing wires found on cloisonne works. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents, and trace of declined on gilt; Normal, consider ages and wear.

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Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Jun 16, 2018