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Pair of Vintage Chinese Lidded Cloisonné Ginger Jars Republic Era

Pair of Vintage Chinese Lidded Cloisonné Ginger Jars Republic Era

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1382280

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A matched pair of cloisonné floral motif ginger jars and lids. The design is sumptuous, and the colors very rich.

Large round cloisonné ginger jars with brass raised foot rings and mouth rings. The design is of mosaic pf of flowers, leaves and fruit with ruyi lappet borders enameled in rich blues, browns, greens and gold. The brass has a nice gold tone and looks rich. The brass wires holding the enameling match on both jars and lids. The domed lids match the brass edging of the jars. The undersides of the lids and the base of the jars have turquoise enameling.

The word CHINA in red enamel has been written on the base of both jars.

8 3/4” (22.2 cm) tall x 6 ¾” (17.1 cm) diameter. Weighs 4 lbs 9.5 oz (2095 g) 1055+1040

There are no breaks, cracks, or dents. There is a small enamel loss on the inside of one lid when you can see a copper-color base metal. There is wear to the brass edges where lid and jar come together. This shows age.

A colorful, ornate, hands on pair of ginger jars to add to your décor. The have wonderful warm shades of gold and brown.