Superb Quality 19th Century Japanese Shibayama Dish

REF: 6798

Superb Quality 19th Century Japanese Shibayama Dish

REF: 6798

A superb quality 19th century Meiji period Japanese Shibayama dish. The decoration of gold, silver and enamel. The pierce work of the highest calibre

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  • Height 5.08 cm / 2 14"
  • Diameter 22.86 cm / 9 14"

Category

  • Period 1850-1899
  • Year c. 1890
  • Country Japan
  • Provenance The Shibayama technique was named after Shibayama Dosho, who introduced it in Japan in the 18th century. It was used exclusively on items for import to the West. Shibayama artists inlaid with microscopic pieces of inlay, elaborately carved and on a ground of lacquer, to stand out in relief.