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CHINESE CLOISONNÉ

pnc130

BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ELEPHANT

 

A rare bronze caparisoned elephant with trunk and tusks raised. The beast standing four square and supporting a circular cloisonne box and cover. The cover with gilt onion finial, the box with triple gilt rams head stylised handles. The cloisonne with floral and leaf designs on a turquoise blue ground.
Chinese, 18th/ 19th century
Height: 7.7 ins (19.5 cms)
Length: 6.7 ins (17 cms)

 

Ref: PNC/130