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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), STAMPED ON THE BASE KIRYU KOSHO KAISHA SEI (MADE BY THE FIRST JAPANESE MANUFACTURING AND TRADING COMPANY) BENEATH THE "DOUBLE-MOUNTAIN" MARK OF THE COMPANY

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    A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase
    Meiji period (late 19th century), stamped on the base Kiryu Kosho Kaisha Sei (Made by The First Japanese Manufacturing and Trading Company) beneath the "Double-mountain" mark of the company
    The ovoid form with short neck, decorated in gold, silver, copper and shakudo with leaves and a butterfly; seal on base
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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