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Japanese Cloisonne Enamel "Arrow Toss" Vase, 19th C.

Japanese Cloisonne Enamel "Arrow Toss" Vase, 19th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1900: Item # 1258258

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A Japanese "arrow toss" game vase made of copper and decorated with polychrome enamels, the rims and wires are gilt. Showing antiques and auspicious symbols on a white ground, the base with "fuku" mark. The "arrow-toss" game originated from China and was at the beginning very popular with the aristocrats and survived as a pastime well into the Edo period. From an old Swiss private collection. Condition: few traces of usage, the mouth rim is inside a bit bent (see pict. 12). Dimension: 18.6 cm high.