Japanese cloisonné enamel vases with Hō-ō birds Meiji period

Japanese cloisonné enamel vases with Hō-ō birds Meiji period

Code: 10137

Dimensions:

W: 9cm (3.5")H: 19cm (7.5")

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Japanese pair of cloisonné enamel vases decorated with Hō-ō mythical birds worked in silver wire having a silver rim and foot, 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.