• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1072

    An Unusual Cloisonné Enamel Flower Vase

    20TH CENTURY, WIRE MARK OF ANDO WORKSHOP

    Price Realised  

    An Unusual Cloisonné Enamel Flower Vase
    20th century, Wire Mark of Ando Workshop
    Designed as a hollow trunk of evergreen, the bark rendered in shaded purple wireless enamel and the branches in green enamels, and with a large beetle climbing toward the branches that is worked in silver-outlined enamels of green, blue and red, the head and antennae black and the legs green; inlaid silver wire mark on base
    15½in. (39.5cm.)


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