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A cloisonné enamel vase | Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845–1927) | Meiji period, late 19th century

Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection

A cloisonné enamel vase | Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845–1927) | Meiji period, late 19th century

A cloisonné enamel vase | Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845–1927) | Meiji period, late 19th century

Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection

A cloisonné enamel vase

Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845–1927)

Meiji period, late 19th century


the oviform vase with silver mounts, decorated in coloured cloisonné enamels and various thicknesses of gold and silver wire on a pale blue ground, with chrysanthemums and scrolling foliage, signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa (Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845–1927)

12.5 cm., 5 in. high

There is a slight dent to the silver neck rim and foot rim, tablet with old wear.


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For similar vases, see Hida Toyojiro et. al., Namikawa Yasuyuki and Japanese Cloisonné. The Allure of Meiji Cloisonné: The Aesthetic of Translucent Black, (Tokyo, 2017), cat. 25 & 26.