Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases

2205-22173 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

15H x 5.5 in diameter

Location: Dallas


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Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases is an extraordinary example of the breed, displaying its well-preserved, rich coloration and exhibiting a large format design theme celebrating the natural beauty of flowers.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with the final product being fired one last time to create the exquisite works of art before you.  Cloissone techniques originated in the Far Orient, and were copied by many nations including France, which chose to call the process Champleve.  This pair feature the most popular combinations of colors with a rich cobalt blue as the background making the colorful flowers burst to life!
Circa 1890s
Each measures 15H x 5.5 in diameter