This Chinese cloisonné enamel crane from the Qing Dynasty (18th-19th century) will be offered in Dreweatts’ Donnington Priory sale on June 27.
The 2ft 4in (72cm) high crane stands
on a double pedestal, decorated with lotus and foliage on a
The crane is an important Chinese
symbol of longevity and immortality and this enamel has intricately
detailed body and legs are enamelled in white within gilt
It is estimated at around
£5000-£7000. Contact 01635 533533.