Most specialists generally agree that less than 7. % of Japanese cloisonne enameled works are marked or signed by the artist or workshop. A very similar vase is illustrated in Chapter 16, Yusen-jippo, standard wire cloisonne enamel, in Japanese Cloisonne Enamels; A Private Collectors Notes and Reference Guide, by Gary Yoshino, page 147.
The translation to the commemorative event that this vase was commissioned for is provided in the last image. Once again, this specific vase is not the vase that is illustrated in the reference book.
Overall, a very peaceful and uplifting design of cranes soaring by colorful clouds. The height of this vase is approximately 7.25 inches. The width of this vase is approximately 3.75 inches. Due to the fragile nature of cloisonné enamels, this item will be double boxed and packed with tremendous care.
The item "Fine Japanese Cloisonne Enamel Vase with Flying Cranes Artist Signed" is in sale since Sunday, February 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "gyassociates" and is located in Carlsbad, California. This item can be shipped to United States.