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    A Fine Namikawa Yasuyuki Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Jar and Cover, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Marks: (Namikawa Yasuyuki plaque to underside)
    4-3/4 inches high (12.1 cm)

    The gilt copper jar and lid of rounded form with chrysanthemum finial, lid intricately embellished with chrysanthemum motif in fine wirework, body with conforming upper banded floral borders, central cartouche to front depicting three-toed dragon, various species of flowers and butterflies depicting to sides, reverse cartouche with stylized crane in flight.

    Note: Yasuyuki's (1845-1927) craftsmanship was very fine and he was appointed as an Imperial Household artist to the Japanese emperor.

    Condition Report*: Light rubbing to gilding, slight bend to lid finial, otherwise very good condition presenting very well.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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