London, South Kensington
22 November 2001
A pair of bronze inlaid baluster vases
incised signature of Dainippon Etchu no kuni Nakamura Yonoshichi zo, Meiji Period
decorated in high and low relief in silver, gold and copper with birds perched and in flight amongst pomegranate and flowering branches, between floral bands and confronting dragons to the neck -- 10¼in. (26cm.) high, (minor wear).
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