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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1252642 (stock #T-P1177)
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A lovely brilliant blue cloisonné vase with snake gourd motif made during Meiji period. This beautiful enamel vase is decorated with elaborate silver wired cloisonné technique and delicate color graduation used in flower pedals and leaves, which reminds us of the dedicated craftsmanship of that time. It is hard to find such elaborate hand made wired cloisonné today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1242726 (stock #T-BN1137)
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An elegant, superb and precious Meiji cloisonne vase made by Ando Jubei. Just like an ink-wash painting, it is decorated with less colorful tone to express the subtle and profound beauty of the cherry blossom on full moon night. A highly artistic cloisonne enamel work...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1240212 (stock #T-I1086)
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A lovely antique cloisonne small box made during Meiji period. Decorated with elavorate wired cloisonne technique, which is one of enameling technique, in various colors. The cover is decorated with a detailed drawings of a phoenix, that is a good luck charm, surrounded by cherry blossom floweral pattern. The four sides are decorated with cherry blossom in pink, light blue and white pattern...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1240091 (stock #T-P1055)
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A fabulous Meiji cloisonne tea set made by "Takahara Komakichi" during Meiji period. Many of Takahara's tea sets were made mainly for exporting to Europe and the U.S. at that time.

They are decorated with wired cloisonne technique, using copper ground and copper wire coated with gold...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1236765 (stock #T-M870)
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A lovely pair of vases decorated with gold fishes and Japanese Wisteria using silver wires on the bright light blue ground. Such silver wire technique adds luxurious impression to this beautiful vases. The shoulders of the vases are painted with Wisteria flowers swinging in the wind, while two lovely gold fishes are swimming lively in the center of the each vase. It give us the image of freshening breeze in the delightful early summer...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1236510 (stock #T-T667)
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A fabulous shippo large box made by old Ando Shippo company, a famous Shippo company known for its high grade cloisonne ware since Meiji-period. This excellent cloisonne box decorated with rose, lily, chrysanthemum and various flowers on copper ground, using elaborate "Moriage-shippo" or raised enamel technique. The base material is old copper that has a taste of chic and good old-fashioned. The inside box is finished with silk. Inside of the lid, it has family crests with metal...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1236508 (stock #T-K837)
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A beautiful Meiji wired cloisonne vase, decorated with auspicious motifs such as phoenix, dragon and flowers in arabesque pattern. Simple yet gorgeous small vase, with the small golden dots on the surface that glitter under the light. Inside is colored with elegant turquoise green. We assume this vase was made during late Meiji period or beginning of Taisho period, as it has the taste of rather modern design layout pattern. The rim of the mouth and the body are made of copper...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1235895 (stock #T-I799)
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An elegant tall cloissone vase, decorated with a bluebirds and camellia flowers on vermilion or bright red back ground. Two birds look like they are lively chatting over the camellia tree, which is delicately depicted with silver lined outlines and detailed color gradation. Simple yet refined Meiji cloissone vase. The rem and the bottom of the vase is copper made.

Condition: This lovely vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no cracks and no restrations...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1234949 (stock #T-Z779)
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A very unique shaped Meiji cloisonne vase with auspicious motifs such as Phoenix and arabesque pattern. The form and the motifs give us an impression of exotic oriental countries, and the chrysanthemum design adds some traditional Japanese touch, various oriental cultures are unified in harmony.

The arabesque pattern came to Japan originally from the Islamic art via Chinese art...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1232723 (stock #T-M752)
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A pair of elegant "Ando" enamel cloisonne vase of Meiji-period. Lovely butterflies and cherry blossom pedals floating against the evergreen background. The delicate wings of the butterflies are elaborately painted in various color gradation. Such delicate and detailed color works are rarely found in today's enamel works. The contrast of the colors are highlighted with the elaborate wire cloisonne technique of "Owari Shippo" tradition.

"Owari cloisonne" was started around the end of Ed...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1232604 (stock #T-M745)
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Brilliant Owari Cloisonne vase decorated with shining gold fishes by Hayashi Kodenji(1831-1915), one of the best Meiji-era cloisonne masters. This tiny vase demonstrates the essential beauty of the cloisonne art works. The elegant gold fishes on the vase really look like as if they are swimming in the fresh water of light blue background. It actually looks much more beautiful than it appears on the catalog photos.

Hayashi Kodenji is a traditional industrial artist of Owari who was hi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1230375 (stock #T-BN1118)
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A superb Meiji cloisonne enamel jar and cover of almost spherical form, decorated with various traditional Noh costume patterns and designs worked in bold/thin wire. Although unsigned, this jar can be attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki by its refined design, palette and techniques.

Namikawa Yasuyuki(1845-1927) was born as a son of samurai family in Kyoto, and was adopted to the Namikawa family which serves an Imperial family. He began enameling on metal as a sub-job, then learned under th...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1229014 (stock #T-BN1104)
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An elegant "Owari Cloisonne" vase decorated with Peony flowers and butterflies. Peony is a Chinese native deciduous small trees, which is called as "king of flowers" for its luxuriousness and is loved in Japan. In this particular vase, effective use of sharp and thick silver lines highlights the vivid and luxury images of the full-blown peony flowers. This enamel technique represents the delicate and elaborate Owari (Nagoya) cloisonne craftsmanship of Meiji-period. The unique feature of Owar...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1228293 (stock #T-O1124)
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A brilliant cloisonne vase by Ando Cloisonne company. Beautifully brighten chrysanthemum flowers and a sparrow against the deep blue background. The contrast of the colors are highlighted with the elaborate wire cloisonne technique of "Owari Shippo" tradition.

"Owari Shippo" was started around the end of Edo-period in Nagoya by Kaji Tsunekichi. He developed how to make wire cloisonne by examining the cloisonne plates from Netherlands at that time. When the Japonism movement emerged in...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1226727 (stock #T-O1112)
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Brilliant deep violet cloisonne plate with lovely Japanese wisteria and birds. Very detailed technical art work of Meiji-period portrays the natural beauty of the old Japanese late spring. Two birds are singing under the swinging wisteria flowers...

Japanese cloisonne was a technical triumph of Meiji period. This beautiful cloisonne enamel (shippo) plate was made in those days, when the most sophisticated decorative techniques enabled a new art form to be established.

Some sligh...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1216993 (stock #T-h1093)
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A pale blue cloisonne vase is decorated with carp.
The excellent work which made full use of the shippo technology in Meiji period.

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-shipp...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1212743 (stock #T-BN1038)
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Detail of Japanese flowers varieties ornamented as the central theme on a vase.
A full-bodied silver-wired cloisonne vase with wisteria, magnolia, peony, iris, golden-rayed lily-of-Japan and wild chrysanthemum with multi-colored detailing covering its eggplant purple surface.
The cloisonne with silver wires is imparting a luxurious touch rather than the cloisonne with brass wires.

The condition of this cloisonne vase is in excellent, no chip, no crack and no restoration.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1210608 (stock #T-P1054)
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Unsigned.
The fine taste in Meiji period.
It is decorated with beautiful flower arabesque pattern colored by milky yellow, pale blue and gosu blue on the cream colored ground.
There are three foots that are designed to part of the floral design in this incense burner.

The condition of this goods is in very good.
The very small minor slight crack made at the time of firing is on cream colored ground.(enlargement photo 8).
There is a small writing of the previous owner i...