A cloisonné enamel tray
Meiji period (late 19th century), attirubuted to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910)
The lobed tray decorated after a design by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) in silver wires and partly in wireless (musen) enamels with a pair of geese on a pale gray ground, signed Seitei and sealed
10¾in. (27.3cm.) diameter

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For a similar tray signed by Seitei and attributed to Sosuke, see Enamel, vol. 3 of Meiji no takara Treasures of Imperial Japan: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art, Oliver Impey and Malcolm Fairley, gen. eds. (London: The Kibo Foundation, 1994), cat. no. 87.

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