Lot 35: Cloisonné Stem Cup with Gold Fishes and Dragons, China, 17th C.
by Auctionata Paddle8 AG
October 22, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Polychrome cloisonné enamels on copper body
China, 17th century
Stem cup with décor on the exterior of dragons with wish-granting jewels on a blue ground, the inside decorated with goldfishes between water plants, the stem adorned with lotus plants above stylized waves
Height: 12 cm
Good condition, consistent with age
Provenance: private collection in Northern Germany
The stem-cup is in good condition, consistent with age and usage. Extensive enamel wear, nicks and usual manufacturing flaws. The height measures c. 12 cm.
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