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Lot 0577
Japanese, likely late Meiji Period (1868-1912). A collection of three enamel cloisonne on porcelain articles, a method called Jitai Shippo, comprising one tree bark (totai shippo) cloisonne vase with allover rough texture mimicking tree bark punctuated by autumnal colored bird, leaves, butterflies, and fruit, unmarked; a bottle vase of squared form with flaring foot, the foot with underglaze cobalt blue hand painted waves surmounted by a matte cloisonne body in allover blue with green leaf clusters suspending gourds or pears, underside with blue underglaze and red overglaze marks; and an earthenware temple urn form jar with blue cloud shaped cartouches bearing a crane and chrysanthemum flowers reserved to a red ground with further floral decoration, with fitted porcelain lid of similar decoration, unmarked. Tree bard vase approximate height 6", bottle vase approximate height 7.25", jar approximate height 5.125". Provenance: From the Estate of Channing S. Jun, M.D., Eastman, Georgia.


Tree bark style vase with paint loss, chip and overpaint at mouth; small chip at foot rim underside. The bottle vase with no chips or cracks; scattered glaze pops. Covered jar with no chips or cracks; scattered glaze pops and firing holes.

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Three Japanese Jitai Shippo Cloisonne Vessels

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 25, 2016