London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A ginbari cloisonne enamel vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
decorated in silver wire and coloured enamels with birds flying amongst the leafy stems of various white flowering blossoms, on a transluscent deep red ginbari ground with moulded flowering chrysanthemum blossoms to the interior -- 9 5/8in. (24.3cm.) high, wood stand and fitted wood box inscribed, signed and sealed: Shippo bukuro, sekito okikuzu, Bizan.
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