A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases
Lot 5490
A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases
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A large and unusual pair of totai cloisonné vases
Meiji period
Each of ovoid shape and elaborately decorated in multicolored enamels with battling samurai warriors on a deep turquoise ground above a scrolling decorative band around the foot, the shoulders with the porcelain body molded into shallow folds and with a gilt bird-and-flower pattern suggesting a silk cloth cover secured at the neck by a thick tasseled cord; each base signed in gold enamel Dai Nihon Aichi kojin Takeuchi Tadaemon (losses to enamel).
18 3/4in (47.5cm) high
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