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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    A Pair of Bronze Trumpet Vases

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    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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