As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this delightful Meiji/Taisho period 1868-1912/1912-1926 , circa 1920’s cloisonné vase almost certainly by the highly regarded artist of the period Gonda Hirosuke, the artist has used the musen or wireless technique to great effect, here he captures two red and one black fantailed fish swimming amidst green marine foliage upon a multi shaded light blue ground, the fish captured in great detail with bulging yellow and black eyes, the inside of the vase heavily counter enameled and finished with silver mounts to the top and base, a fine quality enamel work firmly attributed to a well recorded artist of the period, a great addition to your cloisonné enamel or Japanese works of art collection .
Another fine piece from the USA collection .
2020 Vision of an enlightened ruler – plate 31
For an identical but significantly smaller version of this vase see Coben & Ferster, Japanese cloisonné , pg 115 plate 156 .
Condition report :
Immaculate condition throughout .
Approximate sizes :
Height : 9.75″ 25 cm
Diameter : 9″ 23 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .