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Lot 0323
Cloisonne encrusted Chinese brush pot. A symmetric cylindrical hollow vessel, with a gilt bronze collar and base. The exterior is adorned with a domineering serpentine Dragon that is coated yellow enamel. The central dragon thrashes among smoldering flame reaching for a flaming pearl. Dragon is the symbol of the Emperor, the Son of Heaven, eternity, Yang and Yin, male vigor and fecundity. 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. Truly a magnificent piece of craftsmanship, as it demands attention. Mark on base, an embossed four gilt script characters reign mark within a square border, Made In The Years of Qianlong Reign Period.

Measurements: 5-1/8" H x 3-1/2" W


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 $1,200 - $1,800Jun 22