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Very small cloisonné vase of globular shape, decorated with a rose in full flower and a budding rose. The image is surrounded by clear red enamel (pigeon blood) on an underlying ground of silver foil in which bamboo leaves in low relief are showing. This technique is called ginbari. Foot and upper edge silver, cloisons in silver or silvered copper. Foot ring marked 'silver'. Although no further marks are present, both the design on the underlying silver foil and roses are typical for the Sato manufacture. Japan, 20th century.
Height 2½ inches.
Excellent condition with nice flow of colors.