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Japanese Sterling Cloisonne Gold Wire 6" Floral Tray

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 683478

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Featuring a superb Japanese Meiji sterling silver and cloisonne enamel small tray or plate with an ornate reticulated border of stylized moths or butterflies, scrolls and half petaled flowers with gold centers. The beautiful cloisonne butterfly, with many intricate gold wires and colors, hovers over profuse gold wire cloisonne peonies of thick, raised(moriage), shaded transparent and opaque enamels in rich colors of lavender, peach, white to pink, and white to blue. All enamel done with gold wires, including the peonies and their stamens and the shaded green and brown leaves with veins. Unsigned, but surely the work of a master artist. Overall, excellent antique condition No enamel restoration. Good weight. Diameter, 6". Dates circa 1900. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition shortly after having been received. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and postage charges unless valid resale number and NY state resale sales tax form provided.