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A Japanese inlaid bronze two-handled squat baluster jar and domed cover on three tapering feet, decorated in silver, gilt and copper with a street entertainer holding a monkey on a lead in one handand a stick in the other, the reverse with a goose in flight before the moon, the shoulder decorated with scrolling foliage below further birds on the cover (slight dent to interior of cover) -- 6¼.in.high, signed; and a similar slender tapering oviform vase decorated in silver, gilt and copper with a long-tailed cockerel perched on a prunus branch -- 7¼.in.high, signed.

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A Japanese inlaid bronze two-handled squat baluster jar and domed cover on three tapering feet, decorated in silver, gilt and copper with a street entertainer holding a monkey on a lead in one handand a stick in the other, the reverse with a goose in flight before the moon, the shoulder decorated with scrolling foliage below further birds on the cover (slight dent to interior of cover) -- 6¼.in.high, signed; and a similar slender tapering oviform vase decorated in silver, gilt and copper with a long-tailed cockerel perched on a prunus branch -- 7¼.in.high, signed.
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