Vase

MAKER:
Artist

Hattori Tadasaburo ( Japanese )

DATE:
c. 1910
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General Description

Plique à jour, the cloisonné technique seen here, is made by the removal of the metal body with acid after firing so that the enamel and wires support themselves. Because the breakage rate was extremely high, many pieces were originally sold with small cracks.

Excerpt from

  • Label text, John R. Young Collection.