An unusual slender cloisonné enamel vase Late 16th century
Lot 120
An unusual cloisonné enamel slender vase Late 16th century
Sold for £10,200 (US$ 15,960) inc. premium

Lot Details
An unusual cloisonné enamel slender vase
Late 16th century
Of exaggerated pear shape with low angular body with high slender concave trumpet neck rising to a wide, everted mouth, enamelled around the sides with meandering lotus scrolls bearing blossoms, with upright lotus lappets below and a chevron band at the foot, the rim with classic-scroll band and hanging beaded pendants.
27.7cm (11in) high

Footnotes

  • Whilst this slender form is very rare, see a pair of arrow vases of related elongated form, similarly enamelled with scrolling lotus and beaded pendants, dated to the second half of the 16th century, illustrated by H.Brinker and A.Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, fig.96.
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