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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    A Pair of Ozeki Studio Vases

    SIGNED INSHI MOTONOBU KOKU AND SEALED YAMADA, SEALED ON BASE OZEKI SEI, MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Pair of Ozeki Studio Vases
    Signed Inshi Motonobu koku and sealed Yamada, sealed on base Ozeki sei, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Each chased, hammered, engraved and inlaid in various patinated metals including gold and copper on a silver body, the foot and neck in shakudo, depicting chrysanthemums and brushwood fences, the foot with foliate lappets, the neck with floral roundels, the gilt rim pierced in the form of a snowflake
    Each 23cm. high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY