A pair of inlaid iron vases
By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
Each of bulbous form, surmounted by tall, slightly everted necks, each decorated in typical Komai style with two circular panels, one showing a lake scene, the other of insects among wild flowers, the necks decorated with formalised kiku among elaborate brocade designs, the necks with bands of trailing vines and silver rinzu motifs in gold and silver nunomezogan; both signed Kyoto ju Komai sei. Both 25.4cm (10in) high. (2).