Fabulous Chinese silver gilt and enamel ginger jar, ca 1920. Globular with raised and spread foot and domed foot. Textured gilt ground with enameled ornament: Birds perched on blossoming prunus branches in shaped silver-gilt frames. Also, blue and yellow flowers heads, and mounted jewels. Neck has double V-border and foot has stylized petal border. Cover finial bordered by hearts and filigree petals. On carved rosewood stand. Marked “Silver”. Gorgeous with strong and intact color, and nice age-related toning.
Dimensions (without stand): H 6 3/4 x D 4 3/4 in. Dimensions (with stand): H 10 x D 7 3/4 in. Gross weight (without stand): 19 troy ounces. #BS874