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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1282513
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A very attractive vase decorated with pheasants on foliage against a midnight blue background. The rim stamped 'Silver'. Unsigned but very fine workmanship, in the manner of Hayashi. Late Meiji or Taisho, circa 1900-1926. 12 inches /30.5 cms. high.

NB The blue 'streaks' on the first three photos are reflections!

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1275156 (stock #5/891)
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£835
The pale yellow background decorated in shades of white and gray to simulate a traditional pen-and-wash painting, depicting branches of a tree against a clouded sun. Shakudo rims. Meiji (1868-1912). 152mm / 6 inches high. Good condition.

The attribution is not easy. Several manufacturers tried to copy Namikawa Sosuke's success in this style...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1265841 (stock #JU231)
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A very fine large dish, shaped as an 18-petal chrysanthemum decorated with butterflies and a multitude of flowers. 12.75 inches /323mm diameter. Meiji (1868-1912).

One of the finest pieces of pre-Golden Age cloisonne that I have ever seen.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1003436
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£2,195
A fine Japanese satsuma vase of unusual trumpet shape, superbly decorated with a profusion of flowers. Signed Kinkozan. 127mm high, Meiji. An unusual shape by this top maker.

Provenance: With Grace Tsumugi Fine Art Ltd., 2010.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1003433
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£2,450
A fine and rare Japanese cloisonne footed jar and cover, unsigned but attributed to Hayashi Kodenji. Meiji, 104mm high, superbly decorated with fine cranes between exquisite borders. Shakudo rims.

Provenance: With Grace Tsumugi, London, 2010.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #989501
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£595
A finely cast Japanese bronze study of a baby pelican standing on its cracked shell. 186mm long. Meiji period (1868-1912). Signed, possibly Tsugami.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #989500
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£850
A fine globular vase by top maker Kinkozan. Finely decorated with trees and birds. Perfect condition. 83mm high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #972134
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£ 225.00
A very unusual wooden netsuke of box form, the pierced lid being detachable from the main body of the netsuke. Finely carved and pierced so that the inside of the box may be seen. 18th or 19th century. 7/8 ths of an inch / 22mm wide.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #968550
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A fine pair of Japanese cloisonne vases, the midnight blue backgrounds beautifully decorated with wisteria. Meiji (1868-1912), 15 cms. / 6 inches high.

A similarly decorated vase, attributed to Kodenji and dated to around 1890, is illustrated in Irvine 'Japanese Cloisonne' page 38.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #967544
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A Japanese cloisonne vase decorated with cranes amongst pine on a mushroom colored background. Shakudo rims. Meiji era, 7 inches /17.7 cms high.
This type of sparse decoration, sober palette and relatively crude counter-enameling (in grey) has been associated with Namikawa Sosuke and his circle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #967115
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An attractive Japanese lacquer box, decorated in togidashi and kirigane and inlaid in silver with deer in a moonlit landscape. Meiji (1868-1912). Signed in stylised characters 'Tadama'. 9 1/4 inches / 23.5 cms long.

Provenance: Christie's, London.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #967114
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£625
A fine pair of vases decorated in the gin-bari technique with bamboo on a silver background. Meiji (1868-1912), each 8.9 cms high. Very unusually both the original wooden boxes and the display stands are present. Excellent condition

A pair of vases with very similar decoration, by Tsukamoto Jimbei, was included in the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (the St...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #967110
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£875
A good Japanese silver baluster vase, decorated with a ho-ho bird above foliage, some details in gold. Signed Yoshihide and stamped 'jungin' (pure silver). 20.8 cms high, 457 grams. Meiji (1868-1912).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #967107
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£295
An attractive Japanese cloisonne vase of a Chinese shape, decorated in yusen, shosen and musen enamels in the style of classical Chinese painting, with a rural scene amongst mountains, Showa, 9.5 inches. 24.5 cms high.

A similar design is found on an Ando vase, attributed to the Taisho era and illustrated in Irvine 'Japanese Cloisonne' page 56, where it is suggested that it may have been made by a Mr Okamura...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #966374 (stock #77/900)
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A very attractive plique-a-jour bowl decorated with flowers, silvered mounts. Meiji or Taisho. 11 cms wide.

A very similar bowl is illustrated in Coben & Ferster 'Japanese Cloisonne' plate 127.

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