Late 19th Century Japanese Cloissone Tea Caddy
A rare Cloissone Tea Caddy from late 19th century Japan attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845 to 1927). Using gold and shakudo wires and featuring spades around the base and top of the caddy. A bird and floral icons adorn the body of the tea caddy.
The use of gold and white metal fittings indicate a tea caddy that was made without compromise. It is also in very good condition apart from an old repairs to the lid and the body of the tea caddy and the slightly expanded join of the bronze neck of the caddy. Please see images highlighting the repairs.
Approximate dimensions – weight 205 grams | height 12.5 cm.
The wooden stand shown in the images is not included this listing. If you wish to purchase the wooden stand please contact us for a price.
Shipping is via Australia Post with tracking and signature on delivery. If you wish to add insurance for shipping please contact us for a quotation.