This listing is for a fabulous 19th Century Chinese cloisonne on copper lidded box with colorful foo dogs or lions decorating both the top and base. There is a 2" celadon colored jade engraved medallion fitted within a copper bezel mounted on center top. The foo dogs/lions are painted with multi-colors which stand out from the turquoise background. The interior and base are covered with a thick layer of turquoise enamel. There is an embossed Chinese medallion on the base with unidentified calligraphy.
Dimensions: 6" high and 11 1/4" in diameter with a 6 5/8" diameter base. Weighs 4.7 pounds.
Condition: This nice box is in excellent Estate condition with no chips, cracks or repairs to the enamel. The enamel is smooth to the touch with little, if any pitting which should be easily fixed, however, we leave that to the next owner. This box is simply exceptional!