A lidded cloisonné box with silver mounts and silk-lined interior. Fans opened and closed upon the lid’s surface, defined by silver wires of various thicknesses, illustrate chidori inflight over crashing waves and blossoms, framing the progress of a wagon easing along a riverbank. This lovely cloisonné box is in very good condition with minimal signs of wear due to use and age. Length, 6"; width, 4.5" Meiji Period, Japan
An modified baluster-formed cloisonne 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 and no problems. Height: 6.25”, width: 6” Late Meiji Period, Japan
A pair of rare-form cloisonné enamel vases with deep mauve grounds and everted necks. Glorious strands of cascading wisteria and leaves, both silver-wired and wireless, create a striking and poignant visual. This pair of vases includes its original tomobako signed Ando with stands and silks. In very good condition with some minor surface wear commensurate with age. Heights: 12.5” Meiji Period, Japan
A jewel-like cloisonne bowl with silver mounts and canted corners. On the interior, surrounded by floral and leafy scrollwork, a spirited karashishi with mane flying and tail erect cavorts on a lustrous, black ground. On the exterior, flowering pawlonia and brilliant scrollwork rise above the octagonal, silver footed base. The classic color palette and beloved subject make this cloisonné bowl a great contribution to any collection...
A striking pair of musen cloisonné vases mounted with shakudo rims. On a smooth, porcelain-like surface, ravens cavort among snow-capped bamboo stalks, their black-feathered bodies stark against the soft gray ground. (In the 19th century, Japanese artists excelled in the use of cloisonné, creating a number of disparate techniques...
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
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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1920 item #1343200 (stock #FC-1648)
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
A rectangular cloisonné enamel covered box with silver mounts, a silk-lined interior and glistening dark ground. On the lid, gold-wired birds twist and turn in the air and nestle among tall, stately bamboo. This classically-themed cloisonné box is in very good condition with slight surface wear on the base due to use and age. Length: 5.25”, width: 4” Meiji Period, Japan
A small cloisonné jewel of a vase with sentoku mounts and wires in the style of Namikawa Yasuyuki. The neck of this fine bottle vase is designed with colorful flowers on a pale green ground bordered by a line of foliated medallions. Along its rounded body, intricate rondels of phoenix and geometric flowers intersperse with kiku karakusa and butterflies on a café-au-lait ground. This lovely vase is in very good condition with only tiny pitting on the rondels. Height: 5” Meiji Period, Japan
A footed silver and enamel koro with lobed body, cover with finial formed as an enameled flower. On each lobe, Tennin (Buddhist angels) emerge from auspicious clouds each holding a musical instrument and lotus flower. Garbed in flowing robes with "celestial scarves" encircling their bodies, the figures are worked in high relief with carved and incised details, their robes adorned in luxuriously colored enamels...
A lovely soft, sea-green cloisonne vase on silver mounts worked in wired and wireless techniques with snow-capped Fuji san towering in the background. On the waters below, a lone boat sails and small huts under pine nestle in the rolling hills long side. The base of the vase is inlaid with the GONDA mark and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Height: 10" . Meiji Period, Japan
A fine and uniquely-formed Japanese cloisonné vase. Upon its vibrant turquoise ground, wisteria cascades from delicate branches in tones of peach and white. Fluttering nearby, two moths are finely wired and accented with yellow enamel. This lovely example of the ware has a minor, faint surface bruise on its side, hardly perceptible. Height: 6.5” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1910 item #1332595 (stock #FC-1267)
A pair of stately and intricately-wired cloisonné vases, four-sided, high-shouldered and silver-mounted. Complex placement of stylized visuals within cartouches and unusual geometric shapes and ochre colorations on their bodies define these works of the Master as unique in their genre. Hayashi Kodenji marks on bases with wood storage box. This pair of rare cloisonné vases is in mint condition with no problems. Heights: 7.25” Meiji Period, Japan