A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period
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A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period
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A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period A porcelain okimono of a kirin By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period
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A porcelain okimono of a kirin
By Sakaida Kakiemon XII (1878-1963), Showa Period
The mythical sacred creature is modelled seated on its haunches, with flame-like fur sprouting from its head, legs, tail and wings, the white porcelain with a transparent glaze that fires to a bluish tint, signed in underglaze-blue within a rectangular reserve Kakiemon saku; with tomobako signed and titled by the artist. 15cm x 36cm x 32cm (5 7/8in x 14 1/8in x 12½in). (2).

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  • 柿右衛門 白磁麒麟置物 十二代酒井田柿右衛門作 昭和時代

    For an identical pair of kirin, see the Exhibition Catalogue, Deco Japan Shaping Art and Culture 1920-1945 edited by Kendall H. Brown, Alexandria, Virginia 2012, p.212, colour plate, no.124.
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