Alloy of Copper and Gold Japanese Vase with Wild Goose
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: item # 1111393
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
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An alloy of copper and gold is the alloy which added 3~5% of gold to copper.
It is used for the handicraft of Japan, such as inlay work.
If coloring processing is added, it will assume the black color with purple-blue tinge.
Fine casting vase ornamented in chisel with skein of wild goose and new moon with gold inlaid design.
Japanese poem "Haiku" is chiseled too.
This Haiku written by Kaga-no-chiyojyo (1703-1775).
This haiku is composed in case she is 7 years old.
She is a great haiku poet of the Edo period, called genius from the childhood term.
This her haiku is autumn poet of the first wild goose seen in the year.
The vase is shaped a pot. It has fine patina in old time.
Artist name "Sekiguchi Shinya" or "Shinya" is chiseled on the vase and Tomobako.
Dating from Meiji period, 19th century.
The condition is excellent, no chip and no crack.
It comes with original wooden kiri-box, Tomobako and original decoration stand which rosewood made.
Measurements about: 13cm Mouth Diameter, 26.8cm Body Diameter, 21cm Height.