A large cloisonné enamel vase
Height: 23 1/4 in, 59 cm
After an archaic bronze hu, with a conical foot, a globular body and a tapering neck terminating in a flared rim. The vessel is decorated in coloured enamels on a turquoise ground with five friezes of lotus scroll, the four on the body separated by three bands of small leafy blossoms against a lapis-lazuli blue ground. The rims and base are gilt.
Formerly in a Western private collection.
A very similar example is illustrated in Brinker and Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, no. 183.