Lot 231: Pair of Cloisonné Qilin Vases, 20th Century
November 12, 2016
Vienna, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Chinese cloisonné Qilin from the 20th century. These two, single horned qilin are enameled in blue, red, and yellow on a light blue ground. There are raised golden flames about the neck, front and rear haunches and sides. An oval ring hangs beneath the mouth of the qilin. A detachable, single handled, covered vase is inserted in the back of each of the qilin. The vases have taotie on each side, a chilong head with its tongue out forms the handle, and an oval ring runs through the handle. On the lid are four enamel birds. Dimensions are 6 inches long by 7 1/4 inches high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: They are in good condition. Provenance: From a Florida estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/jtAytxvoavo/
Condition Report: They are in good condition.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/jtAytxvoavo/
Provenance: From a Florida estate.