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Smithsonian Floral Cloisonné Vase with Wooden Stand
Item77364
$120.00
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A stunning example of the time-honored craft of cloisonné, this Smithsonian Floral Cloisonné Jar with Wooden Stand will lend grace and beauty to home or office. The colorful designs were created by hand-applying rich enamels to specially shaped wire compartments that had first been soldered to the brass vase. The colors came to life when they were fired in a kiln, then polished by hand. Display this masterpiece on the included wooden stand. Made in China.
Our Freer Gallery of Art—donated to the nation by Charles Lang Freer—curates one of the world's most important collections of Asian art. In addition to its extensive collection of oriental art, prints, sculpture, and silk panels, the Gallery contains a number of very fine cloisonné pieces.
Vase: 7.9"h. x 5.5"dia. Included Wooden Stand: 3.5"dia. x 1"h.

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