• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 525

    A Large Cloisonné Enamel Vase

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    A Large Cloisonné Enamel Vase
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Decorated in colored cloisonné enamels with goldstone highlights and inlaid in silver and gold wire on a grey ground with a Shinto shrine festival dance, with courtiers seated amongst trees and samurai seated beside the shrine entertained by musicians and dancers in court attire, the neck with Tokugawa crests and scrolling foliage, the rims copper
    21 7/16in. (54.5cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN ENGLISH COLLECTOR