Japanese cloisonne enamel rose vase, Tashio period. The vase coloured in a deep green enamel glaze of irregular form with central squashed bulbous body, pinched tapered neck and flared rim. Two white roses sit in the centre of the vase with a green and white hue. The underside signed with the Ando Company mark and Japanese silver Jungin mark. A fine cloisonne vase suited to any contemporary room, avid Japanese cloisonne collector or someone looking for a single statement piece.
Notes | Ando Cloisonne Company (安藤七宝店) is a Japanese cloisonne making company located in Sakae, Nagoya, central Japan. Founded in the late 19th century by Ando Jubei (Jusaburo 1876-1953) and his brother-in-law Ando Juzaemon they made the cloisonne company a huge success. They recruited Kawade Shibataro (1856–1921) a renowned cloisonne artist in his own right to be the head of the Ando Company studio who further developed plique-à-jour technique. During the 30 years of the 20th century Ando company employed over 50 cloisonne artists and the company was given an Imperial Warrant of Appointment to the Japanese court.
Provenance | Sourced from a UK single owner collection.
Measurements | 23.5cm High x 17.5cm Wide ( 9.25 x 6.89 Inches )
Condition | Very Good, tiny indent to the bottom rim.