London, South Kensington
19 April 2001
A Japanese cloisonne teapot and cover
Early 20th Century
with c-scroll handle and tapering spout, decorated in various coloured enamels with quatrefoil shaped panels to both sides with fruiting vines and a ho-o bird amongst cloud scrolls, within gold speckled chrysanthemum decorated grounds, the cover with chrysanthemum finial -- 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) high; and a ginbari cloisonne ovoid shaped vase, decorated with flowers amongst reeds, on a light blue ginbari ground -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high, (minor wear).
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