Global Art & Artifacts

Archaic Cloisonne Enamel Incense Burner.  Foo Dog Lid.  China

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A real prize.  A sizable early censer with a bronze protective foo dog / lion lid.


Chinese enameling technique features carved or chiseled depressions in a brass vessel . . . and then filled with enamel, fired and polished.


Red, blue, white designs, animals (on handles).  Signature on bottom.  Good condition with no digs or missing enamel.  WOW:  Scalloped upper ridge of base.


Likely from the early 1900s or earlier.  From a collector’s estate in Virginia.   Stand no included.



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