6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 525
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
Two Cloisonne vases, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
each decorated in various coloured enamels on a midnight blue ground, one with a bird perched on bamboo, stamped (Ogasawara) Shuzo; another with chidori birds and wisteria and sprays of chrysanthemum -- 7¼ and 7 5/16in. (18.4 and 18.6cm.) high (2)
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