A large cloisonné enamel ovoid vase
By Ogasawara Shuzo, Meiji Period
Finely worked in silver wire of varying gauge with five large butterflies in flight over the midnight-blue ground, the foot and neck with brocade borders of chrysanthemum heads and tiny yellow butterflies and florettes, the base stamped with the characters Shuzo within an oval reserve. 23cm (9in) high.
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