Japanese, Antique Cloisonne Plate,
Japanese, Antique Cloisonne plate, Meiji Period, c. 1890
Crafted during the period refered to by cloisonne collectors as the "The Golden Age". Japanese craftsmen had mastered the art of the open field, unsupported by the traditional wire cells traditional in in both Chinese and Japanese work up until this time.
The scene depicts a crane in flight against a field of light blue. In excellent condition with only sight abrasion.
12" in diameter