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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1342178 (stock #05-282)
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1342177 (stock #05-274)
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A pair of baluster-shaped, cloisonne enamel vases resplendent with flowering blooms in myriads of jewel-toned colors upon dark blue grounds. This dazzling pair of vases displays a profusion of autumnal flowers, foliage and trees in many thicknesses of silver wires with plovers in- flight and nestled among its branches. Brocades in multi - colored enamels and elaborate configurations at neck and foot frame this idyllic scene of nature. Overall very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1341829 (stock #FC-1455)
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A high-shouldered, tapered cloisonné vase with shakudo rims. Executed in both wire and wireless techniques, this exquisite vase is designed with two disparate visuals: surrounding the shoulders and dipping downward toward its center, wisteria cascades over water shallows and rockwork in softly modulated tones of gray, pale blue, green and white. Encircling the vase, shimmering fish glide above and below the waters. Rare green-enameled Ando mark at base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1338132 (stock #05-156)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1335325 (stock #04-116)
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A charming mei ping cloisonné vase, its classic shape evident in ancient Chinese bronzes. The mirror-like, black enamel ground intensifies the visual of two doves cavorting among maple trees. Finely worked with white and yellow enamels for their bodies and beak, the realistic imagery together with the use of fine wirework make this vase an excellent example of the celebrated Japanese cloisonné art form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1332391 (stock #FC-502p)
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A marvelous pair of cloisonné enamel vases of flattened forms with panels front and back showing a lively dragon surging upwards and cranes-in-flight. Characteristic of enamel work executed in the 1870s, these vases are wired intricately in gilt on brilliant dark grounds, the cartouches accentuated by spiraling scrollwork and blossoms of kiku in white and colored enamels...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1329501 (stock #FC-267)
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A cloisonné enamel covered box of midnight blue with silver mounts and silk interiors. Two gold-wired pheasants, approached by a flying bird, perch upon the branch of a flowering sakura tree. The birds’ brilliant colors against the shining midnight blue ground provide a dramatic setting for the scene. Cloisonné master Hayashi Tanigoro saku signature and seal mark on base. This fine cloisonné box is in very good condition with only minor surface wear on cover due to age and use...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1322895 (stock #FC-1534)
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An elegant, modified baluster-formed cloisonné 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. Height: 6.25â€, width: 6†Late Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1322893 (stock #04-448)
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A striking pair of musen cloisonné vases mounted on 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1295107 (stock #FC-1391)
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A fine pair of cloisonné enamel high-shouldered vases with silver mounts. Worked in silver wires of varying thicknesses, a plenitude of seasonal flowers and grasses in jewel tones cluster on the glossy-enameled surfaces, defining each season’s special beauty. In the classic, elegant style of the great Nagoya-based artist Hayashi Kodenji. The pair is in very good condition with very faint surface wear commensurate with age. This does not detract from their overall beauty and craftsmanship...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1293847 (stock #FC-156)
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This is a rare cloisonné vase of tapered shape with cartouches formed as owls on a dark blue enamel ground. The overlapping cartouches frame scenes executed in fine wirework of an eagle flying over turbulent waves, studies of iris, chrysanthemums and wisteria. The vase is unsigned and executed in the style of the cloisonné artist Ota. It is in excellent condition with no chips, dents or restoration. Height: 7" Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1292640 (stock #05-246)
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This is an exquisite tripodic cloisonné koro in the shape of an ancient Chinese bronze vessel with two upturned handles and pierced cover. The body is decorated with kiku and wisteria surrounding a pond laden with ducks swimming in a glistening, black enamel ground. The koro is executed with very fine wire work and is in excellent condition with no chips, dents or restoration. Height: 6.5", diameter: 6.25" Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1289911 (stock #FC-128)
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This is a spectacular cloisonné vase of baluster form with upturned lip and silver mounts. The vase is executed in minute detail with silver wires of various thicknesses. Exquisite cartouches with karakusa depict lush scenes in brilliant enamels depicting birds, flowers and bamboo on a blue enamel ground. TAMURA signature on the base. The vase is in excellent condition with no chips or restoration. Height: 12.25" Taisho/Showa Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1278811 (stock #04-408)
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A small Japanese cloisonné covered box of rounded, rectangular form. Fine silver wirework forms a visual of swaying bamboo in multi-green tones with sprigs of yellow-centered white kiku entwining their branches. Nearby two gold-wired songbirds forage for food. The entire box is framed by jeweled borders, top and bottom, emphasizing its shining surfaces. Hayashi Kodenji triangular mark on base. Length, 3.75"; height, 3.25". Meiji Period. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1220736 (stock #FC-888)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1157479 (stock #FC-821a)
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1062114 (stock #04-424)
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1052598 (stock #FC-528)
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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...