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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    A Studio Ceramic Vase


    Price Realised  

    A Studio Ceramic Vase
    Signed Nishiura Yaki, Taisho Period (20th century)
    Decorated in underglaze enamels and molded in relief with a branch of loquats
    31.5cm. high

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    For further examples by Nishiura Enji of the Mino Company see Gisela Jahn, Meiji Ceramics, The Art of Japanese Export Porcelain and Satsuma Ware 1868-1912, (Germany, 2004), pl. 167, 169, pps. 230-234; and Joe Earle, Splendors of Meiji: Treasures of Imperial Japan, Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection (St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999), pl.359, p.342

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