Two (2) Asian cloisonne decorative items, including censor and plate. 1st item: Chinese Cloisonne censer with gilt metal foo lion finial and dragon head handles with wirework tendrils and enclosed rings, the body decorated with dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and supported on three feet with mask designs at knees; the lid with pierced floral reserves. 8 1/2" H x 9" W x 6" D. Republic period, mid 20th century. 2nd item: Cloisonne and enamel plate, molded rim with beading and open wire enamel border, surrounding a fully enameled center with birds, flowers and foliage on a dark ground. Old label on underside with script Yan Nyon. 12" diameter. Chinese or Japanese, late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Howard T. DeHaven, Columbia, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Excellent condition with some minor wear/oxidation to gilding. 2nd item: Overall good condition with minor pitting to center enamel surface, some areas of missing color to enamel in border, possibly as made.
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