A slender cloisonné enamel vase | Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Shibata | Meiji period, late 19th century
Property from the John and Muriel Okladek Collection
A slender cloisonné enamel vase
Signed on a silver tablet Kyoto ShibataMeiji period, late 19th century
the slender enamel vase of ovoid body and tall neck with everted rim, copper gilt mounts, decorated in various coloured enamels and worked in thicknesses of silver wire, with sparrows among chrysanthemums, irises and wisteria overhanging on a deep blue ground, the neck with bands of floral diaper, ivy and karakusa, hanabishi and lappets
15 cm., 5⅞ in. high
Some slight wear to copper gilt mounts, consistent with age and use of object.
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