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Posted 11 months ago


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I found this in the flowerbed at a yard sale and for $10 i had to have it!! I think this might be cloisonne but not sure I've never had any before and couldn't find one like it online. I have no idea what it says on the inside but I would love to know!!! It's quite large and kinda heavy the metal is brass or bronze and that's all I know about the vase/pot.

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  1. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 11 months ago
    WOW.You certainly nabbed a bargain.Truly lovely cloisonne. someone here will know!
    Cheers Rose
  2. ATTWOOD ATTWOOD, 11 months ago
    check this out!
  3. kyratango kyratango, 11 months ago
    Seems to be high quality antique cloisonne! I think it's worthy to get a real apraisal... Anyway, this is a real bargain and a beautiful pot.
  4. pcmadison191, 11 months ago
    Thank you everyone and for the site it was interesting reading through it :).
  5. idcloisonne idcloisonne, 8 months ago
    Surprise! This is a Japanese antique flower pot or jardiniere made in the champleve molded metal style, with enamel filling the motifs cavities and then being fired, similar to cloisonne but much less time consuming.
    Japan had an export industry for several decades from 1900 to 1940.
    The inside's base metal design is actually an antique hand held Japanese bronze mirror base that has been recycled to form the bottom of this piece.
    This is not unusual, many Japanese champleve pieces, mostly vases and urns have these old mirrors as a base, and you can only see the design if you happen to look in, this is unlikely if you have a narrow 12 inches high piece.
    It is a very well designed and crafted pot, dating about 1900-1910
  6. pcmadison191, 8 months ago
    Thank you so much idcloisonne you've helped me so much in understaning what my pot is. I must say I'm a little disappointed to find out its not Cloisonné but still very happy to know its still an antique and that my $10 was well spent. :)
  7. idcloisonne idcloisonne, 8 months ago
    This is a very good piece of Japanese champleve, better than the norm. Don't be sorry. Glad I could help. There is nothing more maddening than trying to find out something, anything about an old piece with no luck....
  8. pcmadison191, 7 months ago
    You are so right it can drive me mad sometimes trying to figure something out with no clue with what it really is

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