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Chinese Bowl Adorned with Cloisonné Enamel and Arabic Inscriptions



Chinese bowl adorned with cloisonné enamel and Arabic inscriptions Chinese, early 20th century Measures: Height 20cm, diameter 23cm This beautiful bowl is a superb example of Chinese export ware designed for an Islamic market. The bowl is crafted from bronze and is parcel gilt, with gilding accenting its rim, feet, and handles. The surface of the bowl is profusely decorated with cloisonné enamel work, with multicolored enamels wrought into a variety of scrolling, floral forms. The front and the back of the bowl feature gilded cartouches, each of which contains an embossed Arabic inscription. The underside is marked in Chinese script for the maker.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.88 in. (20 cm)Diameter: 9.06 in. (23 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Refinished. Later regilding.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 16449a1stDibs: LU956321670902

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