Pair of Japanese Inlaid Bronze Vases

By Mitsufune, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

of slender form, inlaid in silver, gilt, and copper, depicting onagadori (phoenix chicken) perched on a gnarled branch of flowering plum, pair signed with chiselled signature to side ‘Mitsufune koku’ (3)

Measurements:
height 21.5 cm; 18.5 cm (pair)
Provenance:
The Collection of a Gentleman, Sydney
  • EStimate $500 - $700
  • sold $540 Incl BP
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