An extremely elegant antique Japanese silver wire cloisonné vase, of tall slender form, featuring an unusual and impressive combination of colours, dating to the. The vase is elaborately worked in. Various thicknesses of silver wire on a brass body, with. Sixteen petalled (Imperial) chrysanthemum flowers and Japanese maple trees. On a fabulous translucent red and gold.
The neck is of brown enamel mimicking dripping liquid, and scrolling waves decorate the lower rim. The vase is unsigned, but is clearly the work of an extremely skilled artisan workshop at the peak of Japanese cloisonné production.
Height: 30.5 cm or 12 inches. Width: 7.2 cm or 2 3/4 inches.In good antique condition, without serious damage or restoration. There are some fissures to the enamel in places, mainly visible horizontally around the neck, and two associated'bumps'. The upper and lower rims are a little loose with some wear to the gilded copper. Please see the images provided which complement this description. We take great care to package and post your item safely to anywhere in the world for the best possible price. Each of our items has come from a reputable and traceable source. Buyers can rest assured that we will provide you with a comprehensive, reliable and trustworthy service which we endeavour to make hassle free for all our customers. We aim to answer all enquiries within 24 hours. Your satisfaction is our priority.
The item "C1900 SUPERB ANTIQUE JAPANESE SILVER WIRE CLOISONNE VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 1868-1912" is in sale since Tuesday, July 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Cloisonne".
The seller is "phoenixchild0" and is located in Winchester. This item can be shipped worldwide.