Japanese cloisonné enamel vase with Hō-ō birds Meiji period

Japanese cloisonné enamel vase with Hō-ō birds Meiji period

Code: 10123

Dimensions:

W: 10.5cm (4.1")H: 18cm (7.1")

£3,400.00 Approx $4676.75, €3981.26

Japanese cloisonné enamel vase worked in silver and gilt wire decorated with panels of Hō-ō mythical birds, chrysanthemums and details of stylised dragons unsigned, Meiji period 1868-1912.

The mythical phoenix is symbolic of peace, justice and fidelity and was adopted as a symbol of the Imperial family. The apperance of a Hō-ō is a very good omen.