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A4262-47 Vases (2), cloisonne, maker unknown, Japan, 1875-1950. Click to enlarge.

Two cloisonne vases each featuring a landscape scene.

Made
Vases (2), cloisonne, maker unknown, Japan, 1875-1950

A pair of cloissonne vases with small circular openings at the top expanding into a bulbous shaped body that tapers towards the circular foot at the base of each vase. There is a cloisonne scene on either side of each vase. The scene on one side of the vase features sprays of flowers growing from the ground within a circular border. The other side depicts a scene featuring flowers and part of a maple tree within a circular border. Next to …

Summary

Object No.

A4262-47

Object Statement

Vases (2), cloisonne, maker unknown, Japan, 1875-1950

Physical Description

Vases (2), cloisonne, maker unknown, Japan, 1875-1950

A pair of cloissonne vases with small circular openings at the top expanding into a bulbous shaped body that tapers towards the circular foot at the base of each vase. There is a cloisonne scene on either side of each vase. The scene on one side of the vase features sprays of flowers growing from the ground within a circular border. The other side depicts a scene featuring flowers and part of a maple tree within a circular border. Next to this within a leaf shaped border is an image of a blossoming tree branch with flowers below. Decorating the background of each vase are engraved iridescent blue floral motifs.

Marks

There is a makers mark engraved on the bottom of each vase, consisting of a character inside a flower.

Dimensions

Height

100 mm

Production

Made

Notes

The vases were made in Japan between 1875 and 1950.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Two cloisonne vases each featuring a landscape scene. 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 September 2022, <https://ma.as/180447>

Wikipedia

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