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A Cloisonne Enamel Wall Vase

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Portland, OR 97209
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A Cloisonne Enamel Wall Vase

An unusual cloisonne enamel on copper wall pocket of half-vase form, the central portion of the ovoid body with opposing sinuous dragons in blue against the turquoise ground, inset with an amber plaque* carved with a qilong and embellished with a carnelian bead (representing a flaming pearl), the ribbed neck of the vase with floral designs and adorned with gilt copper leaves at the sides, the reverse undecorated except for a double gourd form opening for hanging, the bottom with an outwardly flared pedestal foot with a recessed base. 8.25 inches tall and 4 incehs wide. 19th Century.

The amber plaque may be a replacement for an earlier ornament possibly crafted in jade. The current plaque heavily worn and possibly cleaned with an abrasive

Condition: minor losses to enamels and wear

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