A Japanese Shibayama-work Koro and cover the openwork exterior body inset on one side with gold lacquer panel depicting cranes and flowering shrubs in mother-of-pearl, coral and ivory and on the other with a similar ivory panel, on stand with four feet, 6".
Lot 372Y
A Japanese Shibayama-work Koro and cover the openwork exterior body inset on one side with gold lacquer panel depicting cranes and flowering shrubs in mother-of-pearl, coral and ivory and on the other with a similar ivory panel, on stand with four feet, 6".
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,705) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Japanese Shibayama-work Koro and cover the openwork exterior body inset on one side with gold lacquer panel depicting cranes and flowering shrubs in mother-of-pearl, coral and ivory and on the other with a similar ivory panel, on stand with four feet, 6". A Japanese Shibayama-work Koro and cover the openwork exterior body inset on one side with gold lacquer panel depicting cranes and flowering shrubs in mother-of-pearl, coral and ivory and on the other with a similar ivory panel, on stand with four feet, 6".
Lot Details
The property of a Gentleman
A silver filigree and Shibayama-style vase and cover
By Mitsumasa, Meiji Period
The openwork silver filigree body inset on one side with a gold lacquer panel inlaid in typical Shibayama style with cranes standing among flowering shrubs and stands of bamboo on one side, the other with a similarly-inlaid ivory panel enclosing an ikebana arrangement suspended from cherry branches, the silver cover carved in relief with four dragons and surmounted with a finial in the form of a pair of wagtails perched on a rock, the sides applied with two silver and enamelled handles in the form of mythological beasts, signed Mitsumasa. 16cm (6¼in) high. (2).

Footnotes

  • 花鳥図芝山象嵌鶺鴒紐銀器 光政作 明治時代

    Provenance: an English private collection.

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