An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period (2)

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Lot 443
An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover
By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period

Sold for £ 27,500 (US$ 35,423) inc. premium
An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover
By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period
Of tapering globular form, the iron body decorated with irregular panels inlaid in typical Komai-style gold and silver nunome-zogan with famous sightseeing landmarks of Kyoto on each side including the Kiyomizu Temple, Arashiyama and Kinkakuji, the overhead handle similarly inlaid with chrysanthemum blossoms among fragmented key-fret designs, the base signed with seal Amemiya; the bronze cover surmounted with a knop inlaid with cranes in flight, the inside of the cover with chiselled cursive signature Kinjudo zo. 16cm (6¼in) high, excl. handle. (2).

Footnotes

  • 京都名所図金銀象嵌鉄瓶 雨宮作(金寿堂製) 明治時代
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An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period (2)
An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period (2)
An inlaid iron tetsubin (iron kettle) and cover By a member of the Amemiya family for the Kinjudo Company, Meiji Period (2)
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