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95 A LARGE SILVER WIRE CLOISONNÉ VASE Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). The baluster vase decorated in silver wire and polychrome enamels on a royal blue ground with sky-blue and white orchids amid their leaves and tendrils. Original chocolatebrown patinated bronze fittings to foot rim and lip, the latter with a microscopic wave border beneath. The base with incised concentric double circles. HEIGHT 43 cm WEIGHT 2830 grams Provenance: Austrian private collection. By repute from a noble estate, where it has been since it was acquired at the Vienna World Fair in 1873. Condition: Superb condition with only few very tiny manufacturing imperfections, a little bit of wear and near-invisible surface scratches. Estimate EUR 1.500,Starting price EUR 750,-

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