• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1069

    Pair of Cloisonné Enamel Plates with European-style Heraldic Crests

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pair of Cloisonné Enamel Plates with European-style Heraldic Crests
    Meiji period (late 19th century)
    Each shallow circular dish enamelled with a lion rampant in crown and golden chain interpretive of European coats of arms above a more typically Japanese design of geese and reeds within a border of flowers and flaglike red, white and black chevrons or a border of formal flowers, the underside royal blue enamel worked with copper-wire floral scroll and white and blue florets, rims copper
    7 13/16in. (19.8cm.) diameter (2)


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