A PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ VASES SIGNED AICHI HAYASHI AND STUDIO MARK, MEIJI PERIOD Worked in various thicknesses of gold and silver wire and coloured cloisonné enamels on a dark blue ground with birds perched and flying among plum blossom, flowers and foliage, the reverse with maple trees, the neck with a band of lappets above a foliate floral design to the shoulder, silver and copper mounts. 24cm high. Christies 2007 - €31,193.
A cloisonné enamel vase Signed Kyoto Namikawa (Workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki; 1845-1927), Meiji period (late 19th century) The slender baluster vase with a long flared neck decorated in polychrome enamels and gold wires with a bush warbler perched on a plum tree on a black ground, signature on a silver tablet mounted on base; silver rims 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
A small cloisonne enamel vase and cover By the workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927), Meiji period (late 19th century) The meiping vase decorated in colored enamels and varying thicknesses of silver wire with scattered chrysanthemums against a simulated celadon drip glaze over a jet-black ground, the foot and neck with geometric bands, the cover with a gilt-metal chrysanthemum finial, signed on a silver tablet Kyoto Namikawa
A large image one of a pair byHunt & Roskell - London 1843 This pair of frosted glass and silver gilt claret jugs rank amongst the finest made during the reign of Queen Victoria. The prestigious firm of Hunt and Roskell evolved out of the most famous retail name in the history of English silver, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell. John Samuel Hunt was the nephew of Paul Storr