A very beautiful pair of predominately white polychromed kutani porcelain Japanese vases, circa early 20th Century, Meiji period, Japan. Vases are hand-painted and designed with two different sides; one side floral, the other with birds and butterflies. Beautiful detail in black butterfly as show in image #5. And more beautiful details at neck with cicada and red and gold design a base (as show in images #7 & 9.) Marking's on bottom, see image #8. Colors include: white, red, black, emerald green, gold/copper, grey, yellow and purple. Vases measure 11 in. H Pair available here online. By request, pair can be made available by appointment to the Trade in New York.
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca Early 20th Century
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionExcellent. - Very Good vintage condition with minor loss to polychrome inside vase as neck as show in image #10, consistent with age and use. Complimentary front door delivery in New York (Manhattan.).
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
H 11 in. x Dm 5 in.
H 27.94 cm x Dm 12.7 cm
- Diameter5 in. (12.7 cm)
- Seller locationNew York, NY
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference numberLU131429184081
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