This vintage Chinese cloisonné bowl is heavy and striking in a mostly red design with gold in between each cell or "cloison." It was made by Chinese import company Jingfa, and it still has the original sticker both for the manufacturer and the price on the blue base--this price sticker dates the bowl to circa 1960s to 1970s. Red is an important color in many cultures, but especially the Chinese consider it a symbol of good fortune, as well as being the color of vitality and fertility. Red is used in most celebrations, worn by brides, for example. Both the interior and the exterior of the bowl are enameled, and the bowl has a flowing scalloped rim. There is some paint loss, especially of that gold along the rim, but it is minimal. Note that often these bowls are displayed on a wood stand that fits the base. If you are interested in purchasing a stand separately for an additional $25, let me know, as I have a collection of such vintage stands for my own Asian treasures.
Measures just under 2-3/4" tall by 8-1/4" in diameter across the top, with a base foot of 3-1/2" in diameter. Weighs 1.6 pounds. Very good vintage condition.
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