Japanese cloisonne enamel vase signed Ando company. The vase of ovoid form with circular opening, black enamel glaze and silver mounted rims. Boldly decorated with autumnal flowers and birds. To the top and bottom geometric patterns finish the vase.
Notes | Ando Cloisonné 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 Andō Jubei (Jusaburo 1876-1953) and his brother in law Andō Juzaemon they made the cloisonne company a huge success. They recruited Kawade Shibatarō (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.
Measurements | 12cm High x 8cm Wide ( 4.72 x 3.15 Inches )
Condition | Very Good, very light graze marks as seen on the photos with the macro lens.