A cloisonné enamel hexagonal vase Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kyoto Namikawa (workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki; 1845-1927) The tall, tapering hexagonal vase with high shoulders decorated in polychrome enamels and thick and thin gold wires with two butterflies flying above trailing branches of luxuriant wisteria, the flowers and leaves finely detailed, all against a dark blue ground, rims and base silver, signature incised on base. 12¼in. (31.1cm.) high. Christies 2013 - $225,750.
Lot 475: Large Meiji Cloisonne Vase