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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Cloisonne Qilin -shape Covered Vessel

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Cloisonne Qilin-shape Covered Vessel, China, 19th/20th century, the qilin crouching on its feet, with a removable cover supporting a ribboned square box on top, decorated with dragon and phoenix designs in blue, red, yellow, pink, and green against a sky blue ground, incised and gilt details, a hole to all four feet, ht. 3 3/8, wd. 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $150-250

loss of gilt, heavy surface dirt to some area, surface scratches particularly to feet, interior with heavy rusting.

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phoenix, China