A fine cloisonné enamel and partial plique-à-jour square bowl
By Ando Jubei, Meiji Period
The interior decorated with a single carp worked in gold wire, swimming at the centre on a pale blue ground, the entire rim delicately worked in silver wire and totai-jippo with a band of bearded purple, blue and white irises, between jade-green borders simulating bamboo, above a contrasting aoi-fuji ground; applied with silver mounts, the base signed with the silver wire seal of Ando Jubei and stamped jungin (real silver); with separate, en-suite wood stand and original, cushioned wood storage box. 9.5cm x 19.1cm x 19.1cm (3¾in x 7½in x 7½in), the wood stand 7.5cm x 13.6cm (3in x 5 3/8in). (3).