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China Anonymous, Chinese
Chinese Cloisonné Frog, 20th c.
Enamel on Copper
3 1/4 in. x 7 in. x 6 in. (8.26 cm x 17.78 cm x 15.24 cm)

Object Type: Cloisonné
Technique: Cloisonné
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas and Pamela Routh
Accession Number: 2002.9.78

The number "384" is painted on the bottom in white.

Multicolored enamels and gilding on cast copper base.

Object Description
Chinese cloisonée frog container, with a Chinese-style pattern of blues, pink, green, yellow and white on a brick red ground. There is some gilding on the bottom, the edges of the container lid, and on the cloison wires. The lid is at the center of the frog's back, and is hinged. The object has bright colors and good detail. The interior is coated in turquoise enamel.

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