The property of a European private collector
A cloisonné enamel ovoid vase
Nagoya School, Meiji Period
Finely worked in silver wire of varying gauge with a pair of fighting cockerels, confronting each other before battle, reserved on a plain midnight-blue ground; unsigned, with one separate wood stand and a tall, vertical Chinese hardwood carved stand (fang ji). 30cm (11 3/4in) high, the Chinese stand 50.2cm (19 3/4in) high. (3).