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19c Japanese cloisonne tea ceremony tray FLOWERS BUTTERFLY

19c Japanese cloisonne tea ceremony tray FLOWERS BUTTERFLY


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1441504
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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Early 19th century small Japanese cloisonne tray of oval shape decorated on the front with a butterfly in flight by meadow flowers. Back is decorated with karakusa (scrolling vines) on blue ground. Used for tea ceremony, traces of gilding on the rim. Rare and early piece in terms of Japanese cloisonne, from the period of transition from Chinese to Japanese style, great for a study collection. Very pleasant matte finish with original pitting. Length 4 3/4 inches.