Large Cloisonne Vase, China, Ming dynasty style, baluster-shape with long neck and flared mouth and foot, decorated with two phoenixes against a blue ground with lotus scroll designs, bands of various patterns around the foot, shoulder, and beneath the mouth rim, ht. 31 in.
Provenance: From a private New England collection, purchased from a West Egg, New York estate in the 1950s.
overall age wear and tear with heavy surface dirt, cracked enamels to some area, surface scratches, and trace of old repairs.
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