A fine Japanese Meiji period "Iris" cloisonne vase. Multicolored enamelling on a green ground within silver wire. A beautiful period vase dating to the late 19th or early 20th century, the vase was likely crafted for the burgeoning Western export market.
The variety of soft purple tones within silver wire yield a warm aesthetic and sense of overall beauty. There is slight pitting to the enamel in places and a tiny grey-ish scratch to back- please see photos. The item "Antique MEIJI Japanese IRIS Flowers Cloisonne Silver Wire Vase 19th Early 20th c" is in sale since Monday, May 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Other Decorative Collectibles". The seller is "kylescrossroads" and is located in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.This item can be shipped worldwide.