Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 15 932
Lot 134
A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912

Lot Estimate
R 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 15 932

About this Item

A Japanese bronze and gilt two-handled vase, Meiji period, 1868-1912


the ovoid body finely chiselled with a winged kirin picked out in gilt amongst clouds, the reverse with a ho-ho bird before a flowering tree, the shoulders applied with a pair of masks, their horns forming the handles, the neck with a band of stylized bats, raised on three cockerel-headed scroll supports, on an engraved stepped circular base, with detachable liner, 28,5cm high

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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