• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 527

    A small cloisonné enamel box and cover

    MEIJI PERIOD (CIRCA 1900), WITH ENGRAVED SIGNATURE ON BASE KYOTO NAMIKAWA [WORKSHOP OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI, 1845-1927]

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    A small cloisonné enamel box and cover
    Meiji period (circa 1900), with engraved signature on base Kyoto Namikawa [Workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845-1927]
    The small rectangular box set on four lappet feet and designed in colored opaque enamels defined by gold wires with a bird in flight, branches of plum and other spring blossoms along the sides and lid, set against a midnight-blue ground, the interior olive green enamel, mounts silver
    5½ x 3½ x 2in. (14 x 8.8 x 5cm.)


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