MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), INLAID WIRE MARK OF ANDO WORKSHOP
A cloisonné enamel vase and cover
Meiji period (late 19th century), inlaid wire mark of Ando Workshop
The tapering ovoid vase decorated in polychrome enamels and gold wires with sparrows in flight and perched on a willow tree, the neck and lid decorated with scrolling flowers, the foot rim with a floret pattern, signature on base; rims silver
5 1/8in. (13cm.) high
This type of lidded vase made by the Ando Workshop is extremely rare.