A cloisonné enamel smoking set<BR />Studio of Ando Jubei, early 20th century
Lot 3340
A cloisonné enamel smoking set
Studio of Ando Jubei, early 20th century
Sold for US$ 3,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A cloisonné enamel smoking set<BR />Studio of Ando Jubei, early 20th century
Lot Details
A cloisonné enamel smoking set
Studio of Ando Jubei, early 20th century
The rectangular case worked in silver wire and brightly colored enamels with sprigs of leafy bamboo on a simulated basket-weave ground, small sparrows ornamenting the pair of loop handles above an applied Ando family crest (mon) of wisteria and a mokume pattern to the base; the hinged top opening to an interior with silver-edged wooden compartments for five receptacles for matches, cigarettes, tobacco and ashtray, each decorated in shades of green enamel embellished with an archaistic fretwork band below silver rims and each with an inlaid company studio mark on the base
5 x 11 3/8 x 6 1/4in (12.5 x 31.5 x 16.4cm) [case]
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