A cloisonné enamel vase | Seal of the Otani Tameshiro workshop | Meiji period, late 19th century
Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection
A cloisonné enamel vase
Seal of the Otani Tameshiro workshop
Meiji period, late 19th century
the vase with broad shoulder tapering to the foot and copper-gilt mounts, decorated in vivid coloured enamels and worked in various thicknesses of silver wire, with crows in branches of cherry blossom, the branches continuing onto the reverse, floral band to the shoulder beneath geometric designs to the neck
25 cm., 9¾ in. high
Slight old wear to the mounts, slight crazing to the shoulder above the feathers of the top crow.
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