Vase in an ovoid form with a design of plovers flying over waves
Lot 3163
A shibuichi and shakudo ovoid vase By Yamamoto Tadashi, late Meiji period, circa 1890-1910
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,000 - 4,200
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Lot Details
A shibuichi and shakudo ovoid vase
By Yamamoto Tadashi, late Meiji period, circa 1890-1910
The tapering body decorated in hirazogan (flush inlay) with a design of plovers flying over cresting waves, the gold-accented birds and waves in shibuichi and separated from the shakudo ground by a thin line of red bronze, the base with a chiseled seal-form signature reading Kinseido saku

With tomobako inscribed Choko rogin koku ai, nami chidori zogan kabin (carved [and] assembled shibuichi bird-design, wave and plover inlaid flower vase) and Heian Kinseido Tadashi with a kakihan and sealed Yamamoto Tadashi [no] in
9 3/4in (24.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • This vase shows the fluid lines and influence of European Art Nouveau as well as the Japanese Rimpa tradition.
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