Here is an early (1880 -1900) enamel cloisonné vase decorated with what is known as takaramono which means treasure or auspicious items. As most early works, this vase is very under stated with muted enamel colorations.
The base is marked with a false Ming dynasty mark. These early works are fascinating as they ushered in the explosive development of both technological innovation and artistic expression. This exact vase is pictured on page 11, in Chapter 2, Early - Middle Period Japanese Cloisonne Enamel, in Gary Yoshinos book entitled, Japanese Cloisonne Enamels; A Private Collectors Notes and Reference Guide. Overall, an early example of Japanese cloisonne that is in excellent antique condition without major flaws including cracks, hairlines, loses or restoration.
The height of this vase is approximately 6.1 inches. The width of the vase towards the base is approximately 3.25 inches.
As Japanese cloisonné enamel is very fragile, we will double box and pack this item with tremendous care. The item "Early Japanese Cloisonne Enamel Vase Treasure Items Pictured In Book (PIB)" is in sale since Sunday, October 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "gyassociates" and is located in Carlsbad, California.This item can be shipped to United States.