Refined and rare trumpet vase in silver and ivory, with rich shibayama decoration in mother of pearl tortoise and coral. The silver is decorated with polychrome enamels.
The handles represent phoenixes.
The vase measures 21 cm, an exceptional size in relation to similar objects.
Signed Shomei under the base.
In excellent condition overall, with wear consistent with age. No noticeable flaws in the decoration.
A Japanese item from the Meiji period.
The item was made prior to 1947, and is therefore in compliance with European Union regulations regarding the sale of ivory.
The item comes with a certificate of authenticity which will be sent to the buyer.
Very important note for bidders outside the EU:
This item CANNOT be sold outside the EU.
- Total nr of items
- Ivory, Mother of pearl, Silver
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Very good condition, see description
- 21×11.5×7 cm