JAPANESE CLOISONNE TEA SET MEIJI PERIOD This is a beautifully hand crafted late Meiji period Japanese cloisonne tea set with matching tray. The set features multi-color, shaded enamel butterflies in various forms amidst floating flower head, on midnight black background with rolling gilt wire. Original chrysanthemum bud finials and fasteners. Even the underside of the serving tray is decorated, in unique enamel colors.
This rare late Meiji cloisonne serving tray 12 by 10 inches. And the matching teapot 6 3/4 inches handle to spout.
The enamels retain their original varied coloration. Brass rims, free of damage, some tarnish. Minimal of surface pitting to the face. Image of underside of serving tray shows 4-5 inches restoration.Along the upper left edge, does not show on front. The item "Japanese Cloisonne Tea Set MEIJI" is in sale since Monday, May 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.