20 - 21 March 2014
A CLOISONNE ENAMEL HEXAGONAL JARDINIERE
The shallow tray is raised on gilt bracket supports, and each facet of the exterior is decorated with leafy floral scrolls above a narrow aperture. The interior is decorated with a central flower head surrounded by leafy meander that radiates out to the lotus sprays on the interior walls. A band of small flower sprays is on the narrow, flat rim.
8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) wide, box
Private collection, Japan, formed in the 19th century.
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