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Japanese Rogin Vase by Katori Masahiko

Japanese Rogin Vase by Katori Masahiko

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1980: Item # 1365615

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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan

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Japanese rogin (shibuichi, an alloy of copper and silver) vase with tiger-form handles.
Signed "Masahiko" on the bottom.
Katori Masahiko (1899 - 1988) was designated a Living National Treasure in 1977.
With Tomobako or original box, inscribed on the exterior of the lid "Tora-mimi Kaki Rogin (Tiger-form handles, Vase, Rogin) and on the reverse of the lid "Masahiko and seal".

Measurements : 6 1/2" (16.5 cm) x 4 7/8" (12.5 cm) x H 9 7/8" (25 cm)
Weight about : 2.7 kilograms.
It is in good condition