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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    A Large Japanese Cloisonne vase and cover

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  


    A Large Japanese Cloisonne vase and cover
    Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Decorated in metal wire with colourful enamels, the body with alternating panels of stylised phoenix and dragon above another of large triangular lappets containing the same mythical animal and bird, the cover decorated with flowers and a phoenix, copper rims
    29½in. (75cm.) high

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