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A Chinese Plique-a-jour Archaic style bowl

$ 1,200
  • Description
    A small Chinese cloisonne enamel bowl made with the technique of Plique-a-jour (means "letting in daylight" in French), a challenging method similar to small scale stained windows originally developed in the Byzantine Empire in 6th century AD. Using no backing and translucent enamel, it creates small jewel like piece.
    This small exquisite bowl is in a miniature form reminiscent of the archaic Chinese Bronze. It features a pair of double handle in the shape of "Tao De" with rings. The copper based cloisonne cells feature a pair of phoenixes perching on peony branches on a background of fish scale wire. The miniature compartments "cells" were filled with enamels of different colors to precisely carry out the auspicious design while letting the light through.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: enamel and copper
    Condition: Good. Fine condition with some age appropriate patina and wear
    Creation Date: 20th century
    Styles / Movements: Cloisonné, Asian, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 311589
  • Dimensions
    H. 2.1 in; Diam. 4.5 in;
    H. 5.33 cm; Diam. 11.43 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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