Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 29 588
Lot 152
  • A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912

Lot Estimate
R 20 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 29 588

About this Item

A pair of large Japanese Satsuma vases, Meiji period, 1868-1912


of tapering ovoid form, each decorated with rectangular panels depicting figures participating in the parade of Yamaboko Junko in Gion in Kyoto, one of the most famous festivals in Japan, including attendants pulling an elaborate palanquin, the upper balcony with a pair of courtiers serenaded by flautists before a misty landscape, the reverse decorated with a rocky seascape, with figures in the foreground crossing a bridge, further figures collecting shells on the beach before a mountainscape, enclosed by a blue-ground highlighted with chrysanthemums, the shoulders with further chrysanthemums and mon, the whole with Greek-key, zig-zag and brocade borders, hairline crack,signed Nambe?, 30,5cm high

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Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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