A beautiful and large Chinese cloisonné enameled box with 5 old jade plaques mounted on the cover. Decorated groups of big lions and baby lions playing, which are called"Tai Shi Shao Shi". It means good fortune passing down from generation to generation. The four smaller jade plaques are carved with children figures. Four Children in Chinese implies "Sihai", which implies anywhere in the world. The center jade piece is a beautifully carved butterfly. Butterfly is a symbol of ...click for details
A masterly crafted Chinese cloisonne plate with heavy brass in pristine condition. This precious artwork is dating back to around 1800 in the Qing period (1644 – 1912). Set on a Blue of Jingtai background it features colourful decorations with lotus blossoms, bats and Ruyi shapes. The neck rim as well as the incorporated stand are made of gilt copper.
Cloisonne is made by applying coloured enamel paste (made from pow ...click for details