A cloisonné enamel hexagonal vase Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki; 1845-1927) The tall, tapering hexagonal vase with high shoulders decorated in polychrome enamels and thick and thin gold wires with two butterflies flying above trailing branches of luxuriant wisteria, the flowers and leaves finely detailed, all against a dark blue ground, rims and base silver, signature incised on base. 12¼in. (31.1cm.) high. Christies 2013 - $225,750.
Sold Price: Large Meiji Cloisonne Vase - January 6, 0114 9:00 AM EST
Tall Japanese Meiji period cloisonne vase, ovoid footed form with blue ground and aesthetic style decoration to rim, foot and sides. Panels depict a bird on flowering prunus branches on one side and on the other, a landscape with house and gate. 16"H.