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3580T Marlborough
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Pair of Cloisonne Vases

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3580T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: March 16, 2021 12:00PM


Pair of Cloisonne Vases, Japan, 19th century, baluster form with two chilong-inspired handles with loose rings and two concentric knobs to shoulder, resting on a short stemmed foot, decorated with millefleur patterns and bands against an olive ground, "Nihon Shinoda Miya Masanori" mark on base, ht. to 24 in.

Provenance: According to the present owner, in 1874, gifted by Emperor Meiji to Jay Cooke (1821-1905); hence in the family collection; inherited by the present owner from her mother in 2006.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

one slightly crooked, both with loose and loosened handles, some crackings and breakages to enamels, a minor dull dent to a side of one, overall heavy surface dirt.

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Jay Cooke, Shinoda Miya Masanori, Japan, Meiji