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Lot 105: JINGTAI SINGLE HORN DRAGONS CLOISONNE VASE
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The Chinese gilt bronze and cloisonne enamel vase is cast in a baluster shaped body, rounded shoulder, cylindrical straight neck and wider opening with banded rim, raised on a concave foot base. The vase characterized with two gilt single horn dragons climbed encircling on shoulder, further to the neck banded with classical scrolling pattern relief. The exterior vividly decorated with various color of Kirin in pursuits interspersed by colorful ruyi clouds, banded with interlocking petal lappets on the collar and foot; all reserved against turquoise-blue ground. Mark on gilt base, incised six script -KaiShu- characters, JingTai Reign Period of Great Ming
Condition Report: Traced numerous tiny-holes of corrosions on enamel filling, No missing wires found on cloisonne works. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents, and trace of declined on gilt. Normal, consider ages and wear. Over all in excellent condition. Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
Dimensions: Dimension: 8.5"H x 5.5" Diam
Medium: bronze, gold, cloisonne, enamel
Date: Ming Dynasty