An inlaid iron flower-shaped dish By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji Period
Lot 503*
An inlaid iron flower-shaped dish By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji Period
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 17,120) inc. premium
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An inlaid iron flower-shaped dish By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji Period An inlaid iron flower-shaped dish By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji Period
Lot Details
Fine Metalwork from an English private collection
(Lots 503-511)
An inlaid iron flower-shaped dish
By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji Period
Raised on three bracket feet, inset with a circular panel enclosing a bust portrait of Yoryu Kannon holding a vase of willow, worked in shibuichi, copper, silver and gold takazogan, surrounded by three coiled dragons interweaved among scrolling flowers and karakusa, in gold and silver nunomezogan; the underside decorated with a band of lappets enclosing formal floral motifs in gold hirazogan, signed on the base in seal form Nihon Tokyo Kobayashi seizo.
30.5cm (12in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 楊柳観音図金工皿 小林製 明治時代
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