Mirror. Cloisonne. Imperial with Phoenix bird. Circular shape with slightly concaved back presenting a pair of phoenix (feng-huang) birds flying midst peony flowers, the cloisons being pi?ked out in deep red, yellow, lapis blue, green and white enamels on a ground of turquoise blue, bordered by and centered with cloisonne lotus flower motifs; the ornamentation being completed by a gilt bronze phoenix bird knob.
Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1915
|17-1969-1 || - || Philadelphia Museum of Art Number|
|GETZ 120 || - || Other Number|
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 166 Bottom right
[Book] Quette, Beatrice. 2011. Cloisonne : Chinese enamels from the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. 337 p.: col. ill ; 30cm.
[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 120
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