A cloisonné enamel vase | Attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847–1910) | Meiji period, late 19th century
Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection
A cloisonné enamel vase
Attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847–1910)
Meiji period, late 19th century
the oviform vase with short, slightly everted neck, copper gilt mounts, decorated in wireless enamel (musen) on a pale grey ground with a silvery full moon partially shrouded by dense cloud, the foot graduating into a blue enamel ground
25 cm., 9¾ in. high
The copper mounts with some wear, slight firing crack to shoulder.
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