Japanese cloisonné enamel vase with rooster and hen Meiji period

Japanese cloisonné enamel vase with rooster and hen Meiji period

Code: 10119

Dimensions:

H: 37.5cm (14.8")Di: 15cm (5.9")

£3,500.00 Approx $4814.31, €4098.36

Japanese cloisonné enamel vase worked in silver wire with rooster and hen among irises, peonies, chrysanthemums and wisteria branches on a blue colour ground, bearing the paulownia mon seal 五三桐 (go-san kiri), Meiji period 1868-1912.

The rooster (tori 酉) is the tenth symbol of the Japanese Zodiac and was thought to embody courage, loyalty, literary accomplishment and virtue.