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A PAIR OF ANTIQUE JAPANESE BLACK GROUND CLOISONNÉ VASES WITH STANDS, TAISHO PERIOD (1912-1926),

each of shaped baluster form with a deep blue enameled interior beneath a wide mouth on a short flaring neck and shoulder, detailed throughout in autumnal colors with florets and continuous bow tied cords amidst stylized foliage within triangular borders, above sides with butterflies fluttering amongst large turning grape leaf and vine suspending ripening grape clusters over blossoming chrysanthemum and peony stems, above a flaring base with stylized blossoms and waved ribbon decoration, height: 12 3/4", diameter: 9"; together with a pair of matching black painted and carved wood stands, with circular tops above a reticulated bombé skirt with spread winged bats morphing into dragon heads on scaly cabriole legs ending in scrolled feet, height: 12 1/2", diameter: 12".

Condition:

Each is enameled on copper with gilt copper trim and are in relatively good shape with normal buildup and light surface wear from use, one is lacking the rim trim, each pierced for electricity, both have some small (<1/4") voids (not dents) in the cloison decoration and one has an old restoration on mid section.   

Estimate: $150 - $250
Price Realized
$450
02/16/2020

 

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