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As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this large and fine quality Meiji period 1868-1912 Cloisonné enamel Koro , the Koro firmly attributed to the highly regarded artist Honda Yosaburo , a well known enamellist who rather frustratingly rarely signed his work , perhaps he was manufacturing for a commission or presentation as was often the case , regardless of lack of signature the piece certainly does not lack stature and quality , the wirework is exceptional and finished in painstaking detail throughout , the boldly decorated body stands upon three gilt legs and is predominantly decorated in stylised flora and gilt wire Butterflies upon a blood red enamel and three vignettes each decorated with creatures  including a Dragon , Lion Dog and Ho Ho  Bird ,the lappets to the neck and lid are exquisitely detailed,  the interior has been counter enamelled in a green lava type of technique and bears an old collectors label , the lid surmounted by a Namikawa style gilded Chrysanthemum finial , a fine quality example for your Cloisonné enamel or Japanese works of art collection .

Condition report :

The Koro is in very good condition throughout .

Approximate sizes :

Height : 5.25″  13.5cm

Width :  4.75″  12 cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .

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