Masters of Enamel: The Collection of John and Muriel Okladek | Including Further Japanese Works of Art from the Meiji Period, 1868-1912

Masters of Enamel: The Collection of John and Muriel Okladek | Including Further Japanese Works of Art from the Meiji Period, 1868-1912

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Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection

A cloisonné enamel vase with eagle and maple | Meiji period, late 19th century

Lot Closed

November 3, 02:43 PM GMT

Estimate

4,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection

A cloisonné enamel vase with eagle and maple

Meiji period, late 19th century


the high-shouldered vase of tapered cylindrical form and short neck, decorated in various coloured enamels and thicknesses of gold and silver wire on a royal blue ground, depicting an eagle perched in an autumn maple tree with shaded (bokashi) enamel leaves, unsigned, silvered copper mounts

24.5 cm., 9⅝ in. high

For a cloisonné enamel vase with a similar motif of an eagle in an autumn maple tree, see Christie's, Zurich, The Avo Krikorian Collection: Innovation and Inspiration of Meiji Period Design, 19 February 2007, Lot 199.