Hexagonal vase

LL 5944


Hexagonal vase with baluster body, baluster stem, and spreading base; high neck with trumpet-shaped mouth and two fish-dragon handles. Decorated with designs in cloisonné enamel on a turquoise ground on all the facets. On the sides of the body are rocks and flowers; lotus designs on the shoulder and on the stem. On the neck and base are plantain leaves in green and lotus arabesques. The metal borders are tooled with key fret pattern. Lotus designs inside the mouth.