ANDO JUBEI A fine wireless cloisonné-enamel vase Taisho or Showa era, first half century, Japan The most famous and largest of all the great Nagoya enameling enterprises, the Ando Company grew from modest.
A grey cloisonné vase with chrysanthemums and butterflies Meiji/Taisho Period. Intricately decorated with a stand of profusely blossoming chrysanthemums and asters attended to by several highly detailed butterflies, all set against a pale grey ground, the foot and mouth rim banded in silver, the foot rim stamped silver to the underside, unsigned. Height 9 1/2in (4.2cm). Bonhams 2006 - $1,912.
Japanese, likely Taisho period (1912-1926). A Meiji style mixed metal bronze vase converted to an electrified table lamp, baluster form, having cloud scroll handles at the neck and low relief figural decoration of a perching sparrow amidst flora. Approximate height 29.5" (including harp and finial), height of vase 15", base width 5.12", base depth 5.12". Provenance: Property from the Private Collection of Ms. Peggy Woodruff of Atlanta, Georgia and Highlands, North Carolina.