Chinese antique ray skin and cloisonne enamel saddle

£7,500

This unusual Chinese saddle is a rare example of mid-Qing period equestrian equipment, featuring delicate cloisonné enamel detailing.

 

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Description

The 18th Century saddle is built from wood and has been lined with ray skin and decorated with floral motifs and patternwork in cloisonne enamel. The saddle was originally made for the Mongolian market, during China's Qing dynasty (1644-1912).

Details

Country of Origin
Chinese
Date of Manufacture
18th Century
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Style
Chinese Interest, Equestrian / Horses, Floral
Material
Enamel - Cloisonné, Ray skin, Wood
Colour
Brown, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
28 cm / 11 inches
Width
45 cm / 17.7 inches
Depth
33 cm / 13 inches

Reference:
14740

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