A fine pair of inlaid bronze vases
Attributed to Suzuki Chokichi for the Kiryu Kosho Kaisha Company, Meiji Period
Both vases finely decorated in shakudo, silver, copper, gold and bronze takazogan with details carved in katakiri-bori, one vase showing a goose about to alight upon wind-blown reeds; the other vase with a goose wading among reeds, beneath a band of stylised butterflies among autumn flowers in silver and gold honzogan; the shoulder similarly inlaid with a band of stylised butterfly motifs; both signed beneath the base Kiryu Kosho Kaisha sei with the double-mountain trade mark of the Kiryu Kosho Kaisha.
Both vases 34.8cm (13¾in) high. (2).