Kyo Cloisonne Vase by KINUNKEN, Inaba Cloisonne
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: item # 1141335
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
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The cloisonne vase with wires has modern design.
It is decorated with Houou(phoenix)and Ryu(dragon)in the four panel on the green and brown color ground.
Houou and Ryu are esteemed in China, the symbol of lucky.
The shoulder of the body are surrounded by the brown belt, four types of white flowers are decorated in it.
The Mouth and the base are made by silvering.
Maker's mark on the base of silvering part.
The maker name is "Kinunken Inaba Cloisonne store".
Master artist of Kinunken is a Inaba Nanaho.
In Meiji 22, an enterprise was inaugurated as a "Kinunken Inaba Cloisonne store", and they have dealt with "Kyo(Kyoto)Shippo" which delicate work shines.
The store was received high evaluation in overseas from early, and it was loved as "Inaba Cloisonne" among lovers.
In the expo of Paris(Meiji 33), "Kinunken Inaba Cloisonne store" was awarded a silver prize and they are appointed as the Belgium Imperial-Household purveyor in the next year.
She is a great craftswoman representing the Kyo Shippo which ranks second to Namikawa Yasuyuki.
She is awarded along with Namikawa Yasuyuki in the world in Kyo Shippo.
Overall condition is in excellent.
There are some very minor wear by age.
Dating from latter Meiji period or beginning of Taisho period.
Measurements about : 5.4cm(2.1")Mouth Diameter, 24.5cm(9.6")Tall, Width of Shoulder 14.5cm(5.7").