A cloisonné enamel vase Attributed to Kawade Shibataro, late Meiji Period
Lot 532*
A cloisonné enamel vase
Attributed to Kawade Shibataro, late Meiji Period
£5,000 - 6,000
US$ 8,400 - 10,000
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A cloisonné enamel vase Attributed to Kawade Shibataro, late Meiji Period
Lot Details
A cloisonné enamel vase
Attributed to Kawade Shibataro, late Meiji Period
Of hexagonal, slender waisted form, worked in silver wire of varying gauge and translucent enamel, decorated entirely with peacock feathers on a turquoise ground, unsigned, the base bearing an unidentified silver wire mitsu-myoga mon; with wood storage box. 33.7cm (13¼in) high. (2).

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  • 孔雀羽文七宝花瓶 伝川出芝太郎作 明治時代後期

    This appealing Art Nouveau peacock motif seems to have been reproduced by at least two different workshops; see a pair by Hayashi Tanigoro signed with gold seal Hayashi Tani, sold in these rooms, Fine Japanese Art, 12th November 2008, lot 491 and another pair of almost identical vases attributed to Kawade Shibataro, bearing the same silver wire mon (as is marked on this vase) on the base, see Haydn Williams, Enamels of the World 1700-2000 - THE KHALILI COLLECTIONS, The Khalili Family Trust, London, 2009, colour pl.121, pp.184-185 and p.428, cat 121.
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