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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 powdered glass) within copper wire enclosures which form the design, onto a metal base. After the enamel is applied to the ground, the object is fired at a temperature high enough to fuse the enamel. The process of filling and firing is repeated enough times to achieve deep colours and an even surface. Finally the piece is polished and the exposed copper wires are gilded.
Size: 10.6 inch (27 cm) diameter.
Condition: Excellent ORIGINAL as found condition with minor denting to the rim and minor chip on back. NO RESTORATION.