A cloisonné enamel birdcage

掐絲琺瑯鳥籠

Qing dynasty, 17th/18th century, China

清代 17或18世紀 中國

Height of cage: 40 cm, 15.7 inches

鳥籠高40釐米

Height of cage on stand: 165 cm, 65 inches

鳥籠連架高165釐米

The domed gilt bronze cage sits on a tall lacquered wood stand decorated with cloisonné enamel bracket supports, and houses a bright yellow cloisonné enamel bird that stands upon its perch.

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