Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


Meiji period rotating bronze and mixed metal vases

$ 75,235
  • Description
    A pair of exhibition quality Meiji period rotating bronze and mixed metal vases
    each of baluster form with a trumpet neck and oni-mask handles, set on a tripod base with high splayed feet and a turned circular base with a central aperture, worked in high relief and chased decoration with sparrows amongst flowering branches in shakudo, silver, gilt and patinated bronze, the neck with reciprocal lappet borders, the base with raised ho-ho birds to the knees. Japanese, c1880.
  • More Information
    Origin: Japan
    Period: 19th Century
    Creation Date: 1880
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 273667
  • Dimensions
    H. 30 in;
    H. 76.2 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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