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Koi And Chrysanthemum Asian Design 12" Porcelain Fish Bowl Jardiniere With 24K Gold Moriage SOLD
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This lavishly embellished porcelain fish bowl is set against a chocolate brown background with a liberal application of gold speckling. The exterior of the bowl has elaborate moriage scroll work, hand painted in 24K gold, and is decorated with two panels, each of which are decorated with a riot of rust colored chrysanthemums and blue gray leaves. The top rim of the fish bowl is painted in a deep rust background with gilding around the inside of the rim and the base of the collar. In between is an intricate design of repeating triangles and arches. The inside of the fish bowl is adorned with 4 large rust colored koi: One rests on the bottom, while 3 swim along the white porcelain interior. Water lilies and other plant life painted in varying shades of green accompany the koi inside the bowl. This jardiniere is a beautifully opulent, classical Chinese piece that will grace any room.
The rim measures approximately 12-1/4" in diameter, and is 9" tall. This stunning bowl is in perfect condition, with no chips, cracks, breaks or crazing. Weighing 10 heavy pounds, we will prepare your bowl with great care to ensure that it arrives to your home in the same perfect condition it now enjoys!