A large cloisonné enamel moonflask, bianhu 18th century
Lot 244
A large cloisonné enamel moonflask, bianhu
18th century
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
A large cloisonné enamel moonflask, bianhu 18th century
Lot Details
A large cloisonné enamel moonflask, bianhu
18th century
The rounded body brightly enamelled with a five-clawed front-facing yellow scaly dragon encircling a peony containing a flaming pearl against a background of leafy peonies, the reverse with a green-bodied phoenix with blue-tipped wings also encircling a red peony, the bulbous neck with a single large peony on each side flanked by two gilt-bronze dragon handles cast standing on the shoulders and neck of the vase with their heads turned outwards.
66.6cm (26¼in) high

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  • 十八世紀 掐絲琺瑯牡丹龍鳳紋雙龍耳扁壺
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