A Pair of Wireless Cloisonne Vase by Ando Studio
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: item # 1139162
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
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A piece with the old time of Ando store which famous for high-class cloisonne ware.
The excellent work which made full use of the technology of wireless cloisonne(Musen-shippo).
Originally, cloisonne is made a division by a line, and glassy glaze pours in it, and it become fixed to firing.
However, wireless cloisonne is the difficult work since removing the line on the way of the process.
Therefore, the softness depended for fading and the color by delicate mixture of glaze which are not in wire cloisonne(Yusen-shippo)is admired.
This piece is a laborious work which finished all design by wireless cloisonne, and was carefully and fine described to the shell of a tortoise, or the vein of a seaweed.
The carp and tortoise which play to a lake in a fog by shading off peculiar to wireless cloisonne are expressed skillfully.
It is the result which set adrift a subtle and profound atmosphere which makes Namikawa Sosuke of a arts member for Imperial Household.
Ando studio mark with inlay on the base.
Metal part of rim and base is made by sterling silver.
A nominee piece for a Bonhams auction in London.
The condition is excellent except a minor spot by age.
It comes with original wooden kiri-box.
Measurements about:34.5cm(13.5")Tall, 8.5cm(3.3")Mouth Diameter.