An inlaid bronze pear-shaped vase By Shobi, Taisho/Showa Period
Lot 591*
An inlaid bronze pear-shaped vase
By Shobi, Taisho/Showa Period
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,679) inc. premium
Auction Details
An inlaid bronze pear-shaped vase By Shobi, Taisho/Showa Period An inlaid bronze pear-shaped vase By Shobi, Taisho/Showa Period
Lot Details
An inlaid bronze pear-shaped vase
By Shobi, Taisho/Showa Period
Decorated in silver, shakudo and gilt takazogan with a flock of cranes flying in a downward, diagonal formation at sunrise, represented by the red patina of the body, with gilt and copper details, the base signed with tensho characters Shobi; with tomobako, the inside of the lid titled, inscribed, sealed and signed by the artist, Shobisai with seal Shobi. 28cm (11in) high. (3).

Footnotes

  • 千羽鶴図銅花瓶 松美作 大正/昭和時代
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