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Amazing C1920 Chinese Republic Period Cloisonne Figure Of A Crane No Reserve For Sale
AMAZING C1920 CHINESE REPUBLIC PERIOD CLOISONNE FIGURE OF A CRANE
This listing is for a remarkable large and pretty spectacular Chinese cloisonné figure of a crane from the Republic period of Chinese history, about 1920. The crane, including the base measures 32 ¼ inches high to the top of its head.
The cloisonné figure has gilt brass legs and feet which are engraved with a scale like pattern. The body is attached at the top of the legs and is hollow in form. The body has an overall rust red enameling within gilt brass cells. The neck and head have a rainbow of colors adding to the fine details of the piece. The wings are also detailed with varying colors and gilt feathers that hang down its back. It stands on a carved wood and gesso base.
The condition of the piece is as follows; it has some age appropriate pitting to the enameling. There is an old repair at the crane’s neck, but does not take away from the overall elegance of the piece. There is also minor age appropriate darkening to the gilt patina, and chipping to the wood base. Please see the many photographs for more on the look and condition.
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Amazing C1920 Chinese Republic Period Cloisonne Figure Of A Crane No Reserve: $609