Categories: Cloisonne (35)
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Japanese Bamoob Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases with Cranes-in-Flight
A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases with Cranes-in-Flight
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A classic pair of silver-wired cloisonné vases shaped in the Chinese mei-ping form. Elegant white, red-capped cranes dramatically display their wings on a dark-blue ground. This traditional imagery is framed by diamond-shaped borders in a combination of light blue and green enamels. This lovely pair of cloisonné vases is in very good condition. Heights: 4.25”, widths: 4” Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese Cloisonne Tray with Mallard
Japanese Cloisonne Tray with Mallard
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An iconic cloisonné tray with rounded corners and shakudo rims worked in wired and wireless enamel portraying the classic theme of a single mallard-in-flight against a wintry moon. The image is intensified by delicate snow-laden branches below, all against a quiet silvery-gray ground. Namikawa Sosuke silver-wired seal on reverse inset among an overall pattern of rosy sakura on a pale brown ground. This magnificent work by master cloisonné artist Sosuke has a slight, previous restoration, not dis... Click for details
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Phoenix
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Phoenix
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An elegant, modified baluster-formed cloisonné vase with silver mounts, a stylized band of karakusa and phoenix about the body. Ando silver-wired seal on base, “Jungin” (pure silver) mark on rim. This elegant and timeless vase is in excellent condition with no restoration. Height: 6.25”, width: 6” Late Meiji Period, Japan
A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases with a Profusion of Flowers
A Pair of Japanese Cloisonne Vases with a Profusion of Flowers
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A fine pair of cloisonné enamel high-shouldered vases with silver mounts. Worked in silver wires of varying thicknesses, a plenitude of seasonal flowers and grasses in jewel tones cluster on the glossy-enameled surfaces, defining each season’s special beauty. In the classic, elegant style of the great Nagoya-based artist Hayashi Kodenji. The pair is in very good condition with very faint surface wear commensurate with age. This does not detract from their overall beauty and craftsmanship. Height... Click for details
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Hawks and Unusual Owl Cartouches
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Hawks and Unusual Owl Cartouches
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This is a rare cloisonné vase of tapered shape with cartouches formed as owls on a dark blue enamel ground. The overlapping cartouches frame scenes executed in fine wirework of an eagle flying over turbulent waves, studies of iris, chrysanthemums and wisteria. The vase is unsigned and executed in the style of the cloisonné artist Ota. It is in excellent condition with no chips, dents or restoration. Height: 7" Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Ho-o Bird
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Ho-o Bird
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A fine cloisonné vase of baluster form with two lotus-formed handles executed in moriage. A grayish-blue enameled ground serves as the backdrop for a brilliant ho-o bird-in-flight, its body wired with a myriad of jewel-like, colored enamels. Stylized flowers and foliage rise from the foot. This silver-mounted vase has the great Hayashi Tanigoro silver-wired signature mark on the base. It is in excellent condition with no damage or restoration. Height: 9.5" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan
Japanese Cloisonne Koro with a Duck Pond
Japanese Cloisonne Koro with a Duck Pond
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This is an exquisite tripodic cloisonné koro in the shape of an ancient Chinese bronze vessel with two upturned handles and pierced cover. The body is decorated with kiku and wisteria surrounding a pond laden with ducks swimming in a glistening, black enamel ground. The koro is executed with very fine wire work and is in excellent condition with no chips, dents or restoration. Height: 6.5", diameter: 6.25" Meiji Period, Japan
Baluster-form Cloisonne Vase with Scenes of Nature
Baluster-form Cloisonne Vase with Scenes of Nature
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This is a spectacular cloisonné vase of baluster form with upturned lip and silver mounts. The vase is executed in minute detail with silver wires of various thicknesses. Exquisite cartouches with karakusa depict lush scenes in brilliant enamels depicting birds, flowers and bamboo on a blue enamel ground. TAMURA signature on the base. The vase is in excellent condition with no chips or restoration. Height: 12.25" Taisho/Showa Period, Japan
Japanese Cloisonne Koro
Japanese Cloisonne Koro
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A small cloisonné -enamel koro of compressed globular form, its cover surmounted by a kiku-shaped finial. In a free form cartouche along the body, chrysanthemum buds on leafy stems float above a woven fence, their petals and leaves defined by fine wires and vibrant hues of teal, green and lavender. In contrast to the main visual, shoulders and lid are covered in classic paulownia karakusa on a black-enameled ground. This cloisonné koro is in very good condition with minimal wear due to age and u... Click for details
A Pair of Cloisonne Vases with Songbirds
A Pair of Cloisonne Vases with Songbirds
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A pair of fabulous cloisonné vases of hexagonal form with gold wires and silver mounts marked "Jungin," (pure silver). In the style of the renowned cloisonné artist, Hayashi Kodenji, the vases depict complementary scenes of chidori - in-flight among bamboo stalks on a blue-black enamel ground. The pair of vases is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Unsigned. Height: 7.5" Meiji Period, Japan
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