Cloisonné bronze urn
Japan
Bronze, enamel
8" (20.3 cm) high
Meiji Period, 1868-1912

This unusual form of lidded urn is enamelled overall with scrolling stylised birds and flowers, the remains of gilt showing on the exposed bronze areas. Not made for the tourist trade, it was possibly used to hold tea. Ex. Thomas Rader collection, Iowa.

$1400

 

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Zena Kruzick :: Cloisonne Urn, Japan
Zena Kruzick :: Cloisonne Urn, Japan
Zena Kruzick :: Cloisonne Urn, Japan
Zena Kruzick :: Cloisonne Urn, Japan
Zena Kruzick :: Cloisonne Urn, Japan