14 November 2001,
Price realised GBP 2,938
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER
Unsigned, Meiji Period (Circa 1870-80)
A circular shallow charger worked in partially gilded copper wire and coloured enamels, the rim undecorated, the border loosely based on Chinese enamels with formal floral motifs against a blue background surrounding a large-scale central composition of hollyhocks and other plants and birds against a black background, the reverse extensively worked with copper wire to hold the enamelling in place
23 7/8in. (60.7cm.) diam.
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