Antique Chinese cloisonne incenser in the form of a standing duck. Vermillion tones with white, yellow and black feather details. well models with detailed lift of lid (seen on back of duck). Lid has a floral pattern with wild vines finding the correct shape. Incense flows from in side the body chamber and through the florida open lid.
Ducks are knows as winged diving birds as are regarded as a symbol of conjugal affection and fidelity.
Early 19th Century
Dimensions: 7″ long X 3 1/4″ wide X 8 1/4″ high