Property from the Collection of Dr. Stephen Chase
A cloisonné enameled metal vase
Qianlong mark, late Qing/Republic period
Each of the six faceted walls displaying finely detailed and colorful decoration that includes a flowering plant emerging from a weathered rock against a turquoise enamel ground inset with wires forming a leiwen pattern within borders of leaf scrolls the shoulder encircled by two rows of circular bi-form disks and additional flowering plants around the neck flanked by squared handles with gilt beasts, the whole raised atop a splayed foot with a thick gilt border, the recessed base bearing the gilt four-character mark atop a reserve of scrolling lotus vines.
14 1/2in (36.9cm) high