14 November 2001
A LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER
Unsigned, Meiji Period (Circa 1870-80)
A circular shallow charger worked in partially gilded copper wire and coloured enamels, the rim undecorated, the border loosely based on Chinese enamels with formal floral motifs against a blue background surrounding a large-scale central composition of hollyhocks and other plants and birds against a black background, the reverse extensively worked with copper wire to hold the enamelling in place
23 7/8in. (60.7cm.) diam.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750
Textile designer Neisha Crosland on why she was drawn to a Raoul Dufy advertisement for a Bianchini Férier fabric