Late Qing Chinese Export Cloisonne Enamel & Brass Silk Iron w/ Jade Handle. Raised Five Bats prosperity symbol in the center of the bowl; Three panels of butterflies and flowers garden scene around the side. Tarnish spots and white corrosion stains throughout. Side panels are slightly detached. The tip of the handle is loose (last two photos).6" x 3-3/4" x 1-13/16 tall. Net weight 9.05 oz. Five bats in Chinese culture represents the five blessings: health, long life, prosperity, love of virtue, and a tranquil, natural death.
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