Thursday, December 19, 2013

Bacchanalian Box

Ando Jubei, created a particular type of Japanese cloisonne called "Moriage" - a miraculous meeting of enamel and copper. This distinct style of craft became influential... helping defin the look of the global "Arts and Craftsmovement throughout the early part of the 20th century.This grape themed keepsake box is likely circa 1900.
top = 4.5" x 6.5", height is just 1"

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