18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A Pair of Bronze Trumpet Vases
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Each with globular body with tall cylindrical neck ending in a wide mouth, cast in high relief with a peacock, peahen and plum blossoms, and with a flock of geese and reeds by a stream, birds patinated in brown black, gilt or silver and the blossoms silver, the neck inlaid in soft metal with bands of formal flowers and the sides applied with writhing dragons
25 7/8in. (65.8cm.) (2)
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