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Katalognummer: JAP1119-017
INOUE: A LARGE BRONZE DISH
By Inoue of Kyoto, signed Kyoto Inoue sei and sealed Fusahiro
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)

The backside is signed ‘Kyoto Inoue Sei’ and inlaid with the golden artist seal ‘Fusahiro’. Very finely decorated in bronze, silver, copper and gilt takazogan with a pair of sparrows perched on a bamboo pole supporting a snow-covered rice-stook next to which several peonies are growing. Part of the image is executed in Katakiri technique. The scene is enclosed within a circular inlaid band of leafy bamboo. The lobed rim shows a golden meander inlay.

DIAMETER 30.5 cm
WEIGHT 1363 grams

Condition: Superb condition with hardly any wear, some staining to patina on the backside.
Provenance: British private collection.

Auction comparison: Compare with a plate by the same maker at Christies, in ‘Edo to Post-War: 500 Years of Japanese Art and Design’ on November 15th, 2017, lot 5.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 3.000
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 1.500

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