These examples are early Meiji, made circa 1868.
Early cloisonne plate similar to early Japanese cloisonne beads
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Sometimes, sellers will unwittingly call them "Chinese Ming." But they're definitely Japanese and often used as ojime.
Modified by Frederick II at Wed, Mar 08, 2017, 06:14:58
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Re: These examples are early Meiji, made circa 1868.
One newer Chinese bead seems to have been accidentally mixed in with the old Japanese beads:
Not accidental - a comparison of the two styles