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    Sale 5345

    Christie's Interiors

    22 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 487

    A Pair of Japanese bronze vases

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Pair of Japanese bronze vases
    Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Of baluster form with tall elongated necks, each with two panels of plum blossom shape, one with birds in flight amidst flowering plum trees the other with similar birds with a flowering camellia, the whole on a ground of classical archaic design, the neck with cranes in flight on a similar ground, flanked to each side by a shishi head biting a tasseled ribbon in its jaw
    24½in. (62.2cm.) high (2)

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