This is a large vintage articulated Chinese enameled bearded fish. This lovely piece measures an impressive 2" long x 1 3/4" wide , will be wider yet including the beard. The piece seems to have a vermeil wash in bright gold color from mouth to tail. The swags of delicate metal work enhanced with Cloisonne enamel work. The piece has no top fin and I do not see where it would have been attached, the bail is on the top for the pendant.
You have a interesting conversation starter here and a wonderful addition to any vintage collection. There is slight wear to the metal but no other obvious damage. This is in very good to excellent condition.
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