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Antique Japanese Totai-jippo, Tree Bark Vase

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1920   item# 1156247 (stock# 402AOG)

Antique Japanese Totai-jippo, Tree Bark Vase
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$385 

Japanese totai-jippo is a type of Japanese cloisonne (shippo in Japanese) whereby the enameling work is done on a ceramic body instead of metal.[129A, 38B] With the world opened to Japanese exports at the end of the Tokugawa Period, their craftsmen experimented with many decorative arts including enamel ware. Chu and Chu report the earliest totai-jippo made by Seto potters about 1868.[42C] The Art and Orchid Gallery's totai-jippo is a special type called 'tree bark'. In this typ ...click for details


Antique Late Meiji Period Shippo Vase

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1920   item# 1136555 (stock# 350AOG)

Antique Late Meiji Period Shippo Vase
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$370 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's shippo vase has fine silver wire flying dove design enameled in multi-shades of opaques called doro-jippo (see photos). They appear against a highly polished midnight blue wireless ground. The doves are flying over silver-wired thorned barberry (Berberis koreana)[154D] The vase is counter-enameled and has a bronzed copper lip and foot for strength. Just above the foot and in the neck cavetto are copper-wired designs in red, green, blue and purple opaque enamels a ...click for details


Meiji Period Shippo Vase

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1920   item# 1118667 (stock# 314AOG)

Meiji Period Shippo Vase
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$175 

This shippo vase is late Meiji. We estimate the date to be 1900-1910 because it is doro-jippo (opaque enamels) with very early dark colors except two turquoise blue medallions, a new enamel color for the Japanese introduced at the end of the 19th Century. The remainder of the palette are also older doro-jippo colors: yellow, red, dark blue, green and white. Some of the cloisons (compartments) contain no enamel so the base copper color shows. This is called 'open work cloisonne'. The ship ...click for details

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