Jack Nelis Antiques

Extremely Rare Email Cloisonné Opium Tray

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1900: Item # 1085893
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Museum quality piece. The front decorated with two dragons and the flaming pearl, the back decorated with bats, the standing rim decorated with colorful flower bands, both on the inside and outside. China, 19th century. Dimensions: 22 x 15,5 cm. Condition: excellent. A similar tray can be found in the catalogue of the opium exhibition at Kunsthal Rotterdam (collection F. Bertholet and C. Hoogendoorn) page 177 and 178.(see pictures)