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Pair of Cloisonne Vases with Koi
Pair of Cloisonne Vases with Koi
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A pair of classically-formed cloisonné enamel vases mounted on silver rims. Groupings of koi in delicate hues of gray and salmon cavort above and below stylized waters in musen shippo (wireless enamel) on soft gray-blue grounds. The koi are naturalistically rendered both in wired and wireless techniques with the impressed “Jungin” (pure silver-950) mark on bottom rims. These magical vases are housed both in exterior owner’s boxes and in inscribed and sealed inner tomobako. With their auspicious... Click for details
Japanese Cloisonne Bowl
Japanese Cloisonne Bowl
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A finely wired cloisonné enamel bowl with silver rims and pedestal base. its remarkable exterior and interior borders are worked in silver wires with alternating lappets of dragons and phoenix. At the bottom of the bowl’s interior lies a superb dragon, its body coiled and open mouth exhibiting lethal teeth and flame-like tongue. This visual is finely rendered on a red-speckled, dark ground. This stunning cloisonné bowl is in excellent condition and an important contribution to any cloisonné coll... Click for details
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Lilies
Japanese Cloisonne Vase with Lilies
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A full-bodied silver-wired cloisonne vase with gradated green leaves and white lilies with yellow detailing covering its pale gray surface. Silver rims and foot ring form perfect foils for this great Japanese cloisonne maker’s homage to nature. Silver-wired Ando Jubei mark on base. This lovely cloisonné vase is in very good condition with no flaws and no restoration. Height: 9.5"; width: 8.5" Meiji Period. Japan
Classic Skirted Cloisonne Koro
Classic Skirted Cloisonne Koro
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A classic silver-gray, skirted cloisonné koro on three feet with handle, the lid, base and collar finely enameled with sinuous dragons. The body, itself, is enhanced by lappets in jewel-toned enamels and geometric designs. The base is exquisitely worked in colored-enamels, a central rondel of surging dragon on a ruby-red ground. Condition is very good. Height: 3.5" Meiji Period, Japan
Cloisonne Box with Heron
Cloisonne Box with Heron
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A beautiful, rectangular cloisonné enamel box with rounded corners, silver mounts and silk-lined interior, worked in wireless and silver-wired enamels. The graceful visual depicts a white heron among reeds, admiring its reflection in the waters below. The snowy crest of beloved Fuji san rising above completes the serene yet mysterious imagery. Ando Jubei signature on tomobako. This excellent cloisonné covered box is in very good condition with no loss, damage or restoration. Length, 6"; width, 4... Click for details
An Exceptional Three-Footed Cloisonné Teapot
An Exceptional Three-Footed Cloisonné Teapot
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Of an unusual compressed form often attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki, this three-footed cloisonné teapot has an elegant handle, its lid with flower-shaped finial. The enameled body resembles a kaleidoscope of colors ranging from jewel-toned greens, blues, reds, pinks, orange, yellow and indigo. In a highly technical and intricate style, ogee-shaped cartouches contain ho-o birds under floral and geometrically patterned brocades. The round, concave base exhibits stylized kiku on a stream with vivid... Click for details
Rare Nagare-Gusuri Cloisonne Vase
Rare Nagare-Gusuri Cloisonne Vase
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This is a fantastic cloisonné vase of pear-shape with a rare transmutation, (nagare-gusuri)glaze. This glaze is executed in a difficult -to- control flow pattern and exhibits brilliant, metallic-like enamels in red, cobalt, copper-yellow, and green. The fine maker, HATTORI, signature is on the base. This beautifully formed and glazed vase is in very good condition with a slight and imperceptible imperfection under the rim. Height: 4.25" Meiji Period, Japan
Cloisonne Vase with Butterfly Mid Foliage
Cloisonne Vase with Butterfly Mid Foliage
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Here is a stunning cloisonné vase of tapered form on silver mounts executed in silver-sculpted wires of various thicknesses. The banded lip and foot of the vase are decorated with geometric designs, the marvelous collar with white kiku buds and lacy karakusa. Elegant flowers with leafy foliage cover the deep blue-enameled ground asymmetrically, small groves of kiku rising from below. Adding drama to this perfect cloisonne vase, a large, gold-wired butterfly perches precariously above a peony pet... Click for details
Small Ruby-Enameled Basse Taille Vase
Small Ruby-Enameled Basse Taille Vase
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A small ruby- enameled basse taille cloisonne vase of bottle-form with silver mounts. A dynamic dragon is carved along the neck and shoulders, writhing in and out of stylized clouds, all on a brilliantly textured ground. On the base of this breath taking gem of a vase is the signature of the noted enamellist, Hayakawa Komejiro. (For a similar piece, see featured vase in "Japanese Cloisonne" by Lawrence Coben & Dorothy Ferster, 1990, p.100, plate 106.) This jewel-like cloisonné vase is... Click for details
Cloisonne Vase with Jurojin
Cloisonne Vase with Jurojin
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An exquisite six-sided, silver-mounted cloisonné vase with fine geometric scrollwork at the neck and foot. Jurojin, one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, is rendered regally on its front surface in soft pastel hues, the faithful deer, his ubiquitous attribute, by his side. On the reverse, three wired heraldic crane crests are positioned, their white enameling unexpected upon the vase's delicate green ground. Inlaid silver signature mark of renowned enameller Hayashi Tanigoro on base. (A simil... Click for details
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