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    Sale 5911

    Christie's Interiors

    4 August 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE INLAID VASES

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF JAPANESE BRONZE INLAID VASES
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    Each with a pair of prunus branch formed handles to the neck, decorated in hirazogan and takazogan with silver, copper and gilded inlay depicting long tailed birds amongst flowering peony and sparrows perched upon branches, raised on four beast-head supports
    15¼in. (39cm.) high (2)


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