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.
- 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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