A pair of inlaid bronze vases By Atsuyoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 3355
A pair of inlaid bronze vases By Atsuyoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A pair of inlaid bronze vases
By Atsuyoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
The slender rectangular vases and set on ring feet, the neck tapering to a circular mouth and decorated in shakudo, shibuichi, copper, silver and gold takazogan with scenes of monkeys in fruiting trees, birds and and young in nests, kingfishers and lotus in the rain, long-tailed birds in flowers, owls and sparrows in maple and a snake in bamboo, the shoulder decorated with geometric patterns in silver hirazogan, the base decorated with rectangular panels of stylized phoenix and dragons in gold hirazogan, the foot and mouth with key frets, signed Kyoto ju Miyabe Atsuyoshi tsukuru
11 1/8in (25.5cm) high

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  • Provenance: Purchased S. Marchant & Son, London.
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