Cloisonné Butterfly Magnets

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Description

Adorn your refrigerator (or any metal surface) with this fanciful quartet of hand-enameled Cloisonné Butterfly Magnets—each uniquely shaped and individually patterned. Butterflies are symbols of joy in Chinese culture. Set of 4. Made in China.

Museum Story

An art form originating in the Middle East and elevated in China, after its arrival there in the 13th and 14th centuries, the cloisonné technique adorns copper or bronze objects with copper wire designs. The resulting cells are then filled with enamel, fired in a kiln and polished, creating a harmonious contrast between the gleaming metal and the jewel-hued enamel. These charming Cloisonné Butterfly Magnets are reminiscent of butterfly depictions found on cloisonné vases in our National Museum of Natural History's Asian ethnological collections.

Details

3"w.

Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5

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5

Patricia Witt

January 17, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Exquisite

The workmanship, the attention to detail, and the brilliant colors are exquisite. Very delighted! The size is also good.

5

Lynette

January 17, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Butterfly magnets

Very pretty and colorful.

5

Rodney Hunter

January 11, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Super!

More beautiful, and more pleasing to my wife the recipient, than I had anticipated!

5

Jane Aransky

January 7, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 I gave them as holiday gifts. Everybody LOVED them.

I gave them as holiday gifts. Everybody LOVED them. Just as a side comment, I put them on my fridge and twice one fell off. The butterfly was perfect except the magnet fell off. I glued it back on with no problem.

3

Freda

January 7, 2022

Customer Rating: 3 out of 5 Pretty

These butterflies are very pretty, however the magnets came off almost immediately.

5

Victoria Taylor

January 4, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Stunning

Enough to share.

5

Robert Reeder

January 3, 2022

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Given as a gift - very well received

Excellent gift.

5

Anonymous

December 31, 2021

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 Beautiful!

Purchased as a gift, but really wanted to keep them!

5

Marilyn Baker

December 30, 2021

Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 A Touch of Class

These cloisonné butterflies add a touch of art to the refrigerator or anywhere else they are displayed. They will surely exact enthusiastic comments from your guests.

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