Vase (one of a pair)


Kawade Shibataro ( Japanese )

c. 1905
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General Description

Kawade Shibataro was the chief artist at the Ando Jubei company. A versatile man, he perfected the "moriage" technique in which enamel is built up in relief on the surface to give the decoration a sense of depth, as seen here.

Excerpt from

  • DMA Label text, John R. Young Collection, 2018.