13 May 2008
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL BOWL
The deep rounded flaring sides rising from a short slightly spreading foot, decorated to the exterior with a band of Buddhist lions with brocade balls amongst cloud scrolls, the interior with a central roundel depicting ducks amidst lotus, within a band of lappets and an outer band of horses and waves below a floral scroll to the rim
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
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A few bowls with comparable designs are illustrated by Brinker and Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, nos. 87-90.
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