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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A Yayoi vase


    Price Realised  


    A Yayoi vase
    Yayoi Period (1st-2nd century AD)
    The conical low fired reddish clay vase with wide everted neck and pinched ropework design to the waist, probably from Kagoshima Prefecture
    33.5cm. high

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    For a similar example in the British Museum, see Lawrence Smith, Victor Harris, Timothy Clark, Masterpieces of Japanese Art, (Oxford, 1990), p.18, no.3

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the collection of Robert Moore