Chinese collection

Item LL 9328
mark on base of vase of item LL 9328
view of vase on stand of item LL 9328
mark on base of vase stand of item LL 9328

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.