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Most Exquisite Antique Chinese Hand Painted Cloisonne Dragon & Phoenix Plate
Item location: Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
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Most exquisite antique Chinese solid brass cloisonne display plate.The beautiful plate has dragon and phoenix circling each other in the centre.The border has individually painted floral design on deep royal blue background.The back of the plate also has matching design to the teal blue bottom.The unusual design of this plate is made of raised gold wires giving the design distinctive outline.If you look carefully there is lot of detail on this plate. It must have taken workman many hours to complete.Cloisonne is produced by soldering tiny gold or silver wires onto brass base. The design is then painstakingly filled with various coloured enamel. One layer at time with utmost control because too much or too little on each layer will have unfavourable result. It is then fired in the kiln. The process sometime can take several hundreds of layers to finish.Very good condition. No chip or crack.Diameter: 20 cmHeight: 2.5 cm'Most of my collection is one of kind. bought the items because liked it for myself. They were never intended to be resold. Each item has story and when possible hand carried in my luggage from all over the world to bring back to Australia. Some of the items have travelled long way away and some of the items has been with me for 65 years. am now retired and need to downsize. will not be able to buy similar item again and definitely not able to sell it at the same price. If you buy an item from me it most likely is the only one have. Thanks for bidding.' Check out my other items!
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