Kyoto Cloissone Vase

Cloisonné Enamels

A Kyoto cloisonné enamel vase and cover in the manner of Honda Yosaburo, worked in gilt wire with three mustard-coloured panels, one with a ho-o, the other two with birds perched amongst cherry blossom and chrysanthemums, the ground with a profusion of scrolling foliage and flowers, the shoulder with a simulated folded textile cover, the domed lid with a floral gilt finial. 
Unsigned
Height 21 cm
Meiji period, circa 1885
 
For a jar and cover with similar decoration of simulated cloth, see Irvine, Gregory, Japanese Cloisonné, V&A Publications, 2006, p.115 
 

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