cloisonné and musen enamel, silver wire

height 46 x 33.5 cm, with frame 51 x 38.8 cm

A cloisonné enamel plaque in a hardwood frame worked in musen and silver wire with a design of an egret standing on one leg, on a ground of pale grey ground rising to pale orange. After a design by Watanabe Seitei. Signed and sealed Seitei.

J. Earle, Splendors of Imperial Japan: Arts of the Meiji period from the Khalili Collection, London 2002, cat. 213, pp. 304–5.