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Chinese Floral Cloisonné Enamel and Ormolu Vase for Islamic Market



Chinese floral Cloisonné enamel and ormolu vase for Islamic Market. Chinese, early 20th century Dimensions: 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 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 against a turquoise blue ground. The front and the back of the bowl feature gilded cartouches, each of which contains an embossed Arabic inscription indicating its production for an Islamic market. The underside is marked in Chinese script for the maker.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.88 in. (20 cm)Diameter: 9.06 in. (23 cm)
  • Style
    Chinese Export (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 16449b1stDibs: LU956322497212

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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