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Lot 54 - JAP0522

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Lot details

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)

Of circular form, the upper side worked in polychrome enamels with gilt and copper wires, the central roundel depicting a powerfully roaring celestial dragon with flaming bands and a finely detailed scaly body, the central medallion surrounded by a band of kiri (paulownia) leaves, lotus, and scrolling leafy vines. The underside with scrolling bands of copper wires on a turquoise ground.

DIAMETER 30.2 cm
WEIGHT 844 g

Condition: Very good condition with a few manufacturing flaws, light surface scratches. Some fine cracks to the underside.
Provenance: French private collection.

Auction comparison:
A closely related cloisonné plate with dragon was sold at Zacke, Fine Japanese and Netsuke Art, 22 June 2019, Vienna, lot 96 (sold for 4,550 EUR).


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