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Hanging Porcelain vase by Nakamura Suiko, 1949 Nitten


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1950: Item # 1336335

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Egrets in flight decorate the art-deco influenced shape of this faceted hanging vase by Nakamura Suiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. According to the inside of the box, this was one of three made for submission to the 5th Nihon Bijutsu Tenrankai (Nitten, 1949). An entry in the catalog for that year states that Nakamura Suiko of Ishikawa prefecture exhibited a “Tri faceted Porcelain Hanging Vase Decorated with Egrets”. It is roughly 9 x 10 x 9 inches (23 x 25 x 23 cm) and is in excellent condition, retaining the original silk hanging chords.