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Cloisonne Covered Jar

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1355
Sold for:
$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Cloisonne Covered Jar, Japan, Meiji period (1868-1911), ovoid from with a design of eight panels of transparent and opaque enamels scattered with floral sprigs, butterflies, and floral medallions, floral borders on a dark blue ground, signed on a square plaque Kyoto Namikawa for Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927), ht. 4 in.

Provenance: Mustafa Avigdor.

Literature: See illustration no. 119, in Japanese Cloisonne by Coben and Ferster.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Japan, Mustafa Avigdor, Avigdor, Buddhist pilgrimage, Kyoto