Pretty Japanese Meiji period Cloisonne Vase
A pretty and highly detailed Japanese “Cloisonné” vase of an elegant tapering hexagonal shape, from the Meiji period**. Cloisonné (from the French word ‘cloison’, a compartment or ‘cell) is a form of detailed and complex decoration where the object is applied with very fine wire divisions, which are filled with different coloured enamels and then fired and polished. Exquisite quality and in perfect condition. 5ins (12.75cms) high.
** (The Meiji period of Japanese history extended from 1868 until 1912. This era comprised the first half of the Empire of Japan, when the country moved from a disparate and isolated feudal society, to a modern industrialised and powerful nation).
Stock No: 5066/k
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