1803 - 1883
A Large Japanese Cloisonné Enamel Presentation Bowl
cloisonne enamel on copper
22 x 22 x 5 7/8 in, 55.9 x 55.9 x 14.9 cm
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for: $1,250
Private Collection, British Columbia
Private Collection, Vancouver
The bowl is of large proportions and decorated in brass wire with various enamels including pink, turquoise, lavender, red and blue. The central roundel depicts a large koi fish going up a waterfall beside pine and bamboo, and the border has fan-shaped panels containing seasonal florals, all banded in a metal mount. The reverse is raised on a splayed footrim and contains further panels depicting florals on a geometric ground.
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