Laura Bordignon

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Japanese cloisonné enamel vase with Hō-ō birds Meiji period

£3,400.00 Approx $4171.78, €3958.09

Code: 10123

Dimensions:

W: 10.5cm (4.1")H: 18cm (7.1")



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.