Japanese pure silver vase with incised floral design: a bush of peonies by a rock . Incised on the body by silver artist name and stamped jungin (pure silver) and other name on bottom. H. 15,6 cm. Weight: 160 gr. Late Meiji, circa 1900. Condition: good, a part a tiny denton the upper shoulder.
A slender and beautifully hammered silver vase, the body of which is multi-facetted ending in a long neck with a narrow opening. Stamped in the bottom with silver marks for authenticity. Includes a small base of hardwood. Late Meiji to early Taisho, c. 1910Ė1920. Inscribed kiri-box: ďVase made of pure silver.Ē H 24.5 cm. CONDITION: Excellent.
A dynamic Japanese, bronze lion (shishi) standing with raised tail and the front legs on a large, openwork ball. Very good expression and casting. 19th cent., late Edo -early Meiji. L 26 cm, H 22 cm. Condition: good.
A rare and highly attractive water dropper in the shape of a teapot. Made of patinated brass with inlays in silver and gold in various designs. Side handle made of finely, fitted hardwood. Signed (with inlaid silver seal): Kiyochika Koizumi. Japan: Meiji, before 1900. H 5,5 cm, D 7.7 cm. Condition: wear due to age and use, otherwise fine.
An attractive vase with ovoid shape made of dark, brown-patinated bronze. Decorated on the middle of the body with a landscape in raised relief. Partly inserted w. silver and copper. Signed: Oun. Late Meiji, 1900-1910. H. 26 cm, Diam. 10 cm. Condition: One minor bump on the lower part of the backside and a few scratches, otherwise fine.