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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 400

    A Japanese Silver ikebana vase


    Price Realised  


    A Japanese Silver ikebana vase
    Early 20th Century
    Standing upon an elegant flaring and incised foot, the reverse of the bowl worked in relief and carved with sprays of leafy chrysanthemum to either side of the Imperial kiku mon, the centre of the bowl is plain and fitted with a metal grid for the use of ikebana
    8 3/8in. (21.2cm.) diameter

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    It is most likely that this was made for the Imperial household as a gift.

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