As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this lovely quality pair of Meiji period 1868-1912 , circa 1900 solid silver vases, the vases are finely carved and depict the charming subject of deer grazing amidst a mountainous backdrop, the deer formed from gold , the landscape painstakingly detailed with mixed metal relief work upon the silver bodies of each vase , the use of shakudo, shibuichi and copper alloys bringing to life the delightful Japanese landscape, each vase has been individually artist signed and sealed , the signature translates to read Ryosetsuken aside a seal that reads Chiku , each vase is hallmarked underneath with the Jungin (pure silver seal) , the combined weight is a hefty 56 troy ounces , clearly manufactured by an extremely competent metalworker from the Meiji period, these immaculate vases would certainly enhance your Japanese works of art collection .
European private collection having previously been supplied by ourselves .
Condition report :
Fabulous condition throughout .
Approximate sizes :
Height : 10.75″ 27.5 cm
Depth : 5.5″ 14 cm
Weight : 56 oz 1740 gms
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .