Object Description

As part of our Japanese art collection we are delighted to offer this most stylish and high quality pair of bronze and mixed metal Meiji period vases , artist signed by Masayuki , the main body of the vases comprise of a pair of opposing gilt banded cartouches, the first depicts a bird of prey sat upon a floral spray , the second vase depicts a bird in flight above stunning quality Chrysanthemums , the reverse of vase one depicts a small native bird in flight above a floral sprig and is accompanied by the silver artist signature seal , the reverse of vase two superbly picks out a mixed metal Kingfisher upon a Lotus pod in a lakeside setting !!

Each of these incredibly hefty vases are further decorated with a stylised damascened lower band inset with a gilt Paulownia mon to one side and an Imperial Chrysanthemum Mon to the reverse , the foot band, lower sections and shoulders of each vase are further decorated with geometric damascened silver and stylised gilt decoration, each of the vases houses a pair of side handles in the form of mythical beasts , the rims are finely decorated with a band of gold , a truly magical quality pair of Japanese mixed metal vases direct from a north of England collection .

Condition report:

The condition is lovely with minor age related cleaning wear, the vases are incredibly heavy for their size weighing in at 8.2kg the pair .

Approximate sizes:

Height: 12.75″ 32.5 cm

Width: 8″ 20.5 cm inc handles

Depth: 5.5″ 14 cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.

Object Condition

The condition is lovely with minor age related cleaning wear

Object Classification

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