Japanese cloisonne' enamel vase decorated with a pair of quails and flowers, one is scratching its head signed under the silver base with the mark of Tamura III 田村 (Ota Yukio), Shōwa period circa 1945.
The quail 鶉 (uzura) is symbolic of the Autumn season, and also of courage and victory in battle.
Reference: 'The Art of Japanese Cloisonné Enamel' F.T. Schneider pg. 256
no. 204 and 205.
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