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    Posted 14 years ago

    bayareamus…
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    This wonderfully colored urn at The Society of California Pioneers museum is enamel on bronze. It sits on the the opposite side of the desk I previously posted from the other urn I posted. The precision with which these were produced is just breathtaking.

    Can anyone tell me more about this urn - what era and region it might be from, what some of the symbolism on it is?

    From my recent trip to the Society of California Pioneers...

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    Comments

    1. Woman34 Woman34, 14 years ago
      I think this is a Chinese cloisonne vase.
    2. suzizheng suzizheng, 12 years ago
      Bottom of the picture? I also like the vase!
    3. Stillwater Stillwater, 12 years ago
      Oh my god..... You don't own that do you?? That is very valuable and very old. Oh I just read your text, I'm not surprised this is in a museum. That is some very old Chinese cloisonne, its worth a fortune
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      this piece is pretty amazing! i wish we could see the bottom. could be Qianlong.

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