HERES AN EXCEPTIONAL ORIGINAL LATE MEIJI-ERA OR POSSIBLY TAISHO-ERA SIGNED JAPANESE GINBARI (GIN-BARI / GINBARI-JIPPO) CLOISONNE (SHIPPO-YAKI) ENAMEL-ON-COPPER VASE CREATED BY OTA TOSHIRO THAT DISPLAYS A MAGNIFICENT 360-DEGREE UNDERWATER SCENE OF REDDISH-ORANGE ORANDA AND ONE CHOCOLATE ORANDA GOLDFISH SET AGAINST A DARK-GREEN TO PINKISH ENAMELED BACKGROUND OVER A SHEET OF SILVER FOIL MADE UP OF SEA PLANTS AND A MYRIAD OF SMALL DOTS! Measuring approximately eight and one half inches (8 1/2) in height by two and one half inches (2 1/2) in diameter across the top, this exceptional late nineteenth or early twentieth century Japanese ginbari foil-cloisonné-enamel-on-copper vase is signed (see photos above) on the underside bottom with the stamped seal / mark purportedly for Ota Toshiro. Please Note: The base metal for this ginbari vase is copper, the foil sheet that wraps the entire exterior is silver, and the top and base rims ate made from brass. The Oranda goldfish were completed as wireless cloisonné (Musen shipp). Condition: Excellent and clean condition with age darkening to the brass rims.LASTLY, SHOULD THE WORD "EAMES" BE USED IN THE SEARCH TITLE, IT IS THERE FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFERENCING THE MID-CENTURY TIME PERIOD OF THE 1940S THROUGH THE 1970S. 14 THIS ITEM IS BEING OFFERED BY DESIGN REFERENCES -- ESTABLISHED BY A FORMER ART MUSEUM CURATOR TURNED BOOKSELLER SPECIALIZING in OUT-OF-PRINT and PERIOD MATERIALS on the PROGRESSIVE IDEAS of MODERNISM and POST-MODERNISM in DECORATIVE ARTS and ARCHITECTURE, INDUSTRIAL and STUDIO ARTS of the 19TH & 20TH CENTURIES. 15 PLEASE -- NO REQUESTS FOR PHOTOCOPIES OF THIS ITEM. I DO NOT MAKE PHOTOCOPIES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. 16 AGAIN, COMMUNICATION IS KEY! 17 LASTLY -- WHEN OBSTACLES AND PROBLEMS LOOM LARGE AND YOU SEEM TO BE AT A STAND STILL, REMEMBER THAT EVEN A FALTERING STEP FORWARD IS BETTER THAN NO STEP AT ALL. The item "8 1/2 OTA TOSHIRO JAPANESE GINBARI ENAMEL COPPER CLOISONNE VASE ORANDA GOLDFISH" is in sale since Thursday, December 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "singeldad" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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