Plate decorated with floral and geometrical motifs

Anonymous artist

Anonymous artist - Plate decorated with floral and geometrical motifs
The collections of forged, chased and enamelled Japanese object include all manner of work ranging from Japanese arms and armour and sophisticated enamelled products to solitary sculptures destined for European clients. The masters of Hirata School were the first documented Japanese artists to experiment with enamelled metal technique after the early 17th century. This school specialized in making sword guards and other accessories such as box handles, sliding door fittings and lacquerware accessories.
measurements: depth Ø 27,6 cm
material: bronze
technique: Cloisonné enamels
inventory number: Vu 425
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art