A cloisonné enamel vase with butterflies | Meiji period, late 19th century
Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection
A cloisonné enamel vase with butterflies
Meiji period, late 19th century
the oviform vase with waisted tall neck and everted rim, decorated in various coloured enamels and thicknesses of gold and silver wire on a royal blue ground, with intricately delineated butterflies and moths of different sizes in flight, the neck with dense karakusa and paulownia, copper-gilt mounts
16 cm., 6⅜ in. high
Slight wear to mounts, otherwise good condition.
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