All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1200401 (stock #MOR4261)
An Edo era Kara-mono cloisonné tray enclosed in an antique wooden box. This was made in China for the Japanese market, and is of the Kara-mono style of cloisonné. On top it bears a Japanese family crest inset into a field of various colors. Only a very powerful family would have had the connections to procure such an object (likely a Samurai feudal Lord called Daimyo). The piece is 12 inches (29.5 cm) square, 2 inches (4.5 cm) tall and in overall fine condition...