A pair of finely executed Japanese cloisonné "Chrysanthemum, Aster and Sparrows" vases

Meiji period, late 19th/early 20th century

The tapered vases with stepped shoulder, worked in gold and silver wires, against a midnight blue ground, patterned borders along mouth and footring.

Approx. H: 7 1/4 in., 18.4cm


Property from the collection of Duane Lease
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sold for $1,500 (buyer's premium included)