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One of a Pair of Vases with Doves and  Apricots
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One of a Pair of Vases with Doves and Apricots


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Description This vase, a pair with Walters 44.688, depicts multicolored doves on flowering apricot branches against a midnight-blue ground. Borders at the base and neck are geometric patterns inspired by Japanese textiles. The mounts and cloisons are silver. There is a mottled shakudo and gold surface inside the neck and on the bottom.
Exhibitions
  • Japanese Cloisonne Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-0.
Provenance Stephen W. Fisher [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1994, by gift.
Credit Gift of Stephen W. Fisher, 1994

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Period
ca. 1895 (Meiji)
Medium
silver-wire and wireless cloisonné enamel, shakudo, gold
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.689
Measurements
7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (19 x 8 cm) (h. x diam.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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