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3404T Marlborough
June 9, 2020 12:00 PM - June 18, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Large Emerald Green Cloisonné Vase

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3404T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 09, 2020 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

tarnishing to silver, some taping remnants to the interior.

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Gregory Irvine, Ando, London, Japan, Victoria