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Large Emerald Green Cloisonné Vase, Japan, early 20th century, hu form, decorated with a frieze of six "cicada-wing" lappets below a band with six pairs of stylized birds, silver rim, with "jun-gin" (pure silver) mark to foot rim, Ando workshop mark on base, ht. 14 3/8 in.
Provenance: Eldred's Auctioneers, Japanese Art at Auction, August 1985, Lot 220.
Note: For a comparable vase, see Gregory Irvine, Japanese Cloisonné, Victoria and Albert Museum: Far Eastern Series (London: V&A Publication, 2006), p. 79.
tarnishing to silver, some taping remnants to the interior.
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