This is a wonderful vintage 7 1/2" round brass and enamel Chinese Cloisonne Lidded Container. With lid the height is 4". The background is cobalt blue with other enamel colors of yellow. red, green, pink, and white. There is a large yellow celestial dragon on the lid with a flaming pearl. There is a thick brass edge where the top meets the bottom of the bowl. Lots of wavy wires made of copper or brass. These represent the technique for enamel applied and fired on metal objects giving the name cloisonne to the object. This enamel work was popular in the early 20th century. The interior and bottom is blue enamel. No marks found on the item.
Condition is very good. The lid closure is not tight, but does come together.
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