7. Wire inlayed cloisonné enamel Occidental lidded pot
Specification: 9.5 centimeters in height, 9.3 centimeters in diameter.
With delicate curves, this pot is decorated with sketches of a Western house, people, animals, and a mother with her son. Made in the middle Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the small lidded pot is both ornamental and practical.
8. Wire inlayed cloisonné enamel phoenix Dou
Specification: 10.1 centimeters in height, 7.1 centimeters in diameter.
A Dou is a bronze food vessel of the Zhou Dynasty (1,100-256 BC). This one, made in the middle Qing Dynasty, is an imitation of the ancient work. With a ring pattern, the enameled Dou has a pair of ear-like handles, which represent two phoenix heads. Taken off, its lid could be used as a plate.