Accession no: LL 9328
Object type: Snuff Bottle
Name: Cloisonné enamel vase with original wood stand
Materials: Cloisonné enamel
Place made: Kyoto, Japan
Date made: 19th Century
Measurements: H. 9 cm
Description: Small vase bottle with trailing sprays of creeper on the neck in lustre colours in a black ground. Signed on a silver plaque Kyoto Namikawa.
Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927), one of the greatest shippoo artists, started a company in Kyoto in the 1870s.
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 896.
C. Baird and S. Smith, The Art of the Samurai: The Japanese Collections of the National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside, The National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (ISBN: 0906367859), p. 29.
Continue exploring the collection | Search the collection | More on the dealers and collectors associated with this collection