Japanese & Korean Art - Lot 811

A LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE BALUSTER VASE

MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD

The body rising to a flared rim, decorated in low and high relief with two rabbits amongst tall grasses gazing at the moon, the celestial body inlaid in gilt bronze, the base with a four character seal mark, 40cm.

This design was possibly made after a print by Ohara Koson (1877-1945) who produced comparable depictions of rabbits gazing at the moon.


Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500
Hammer Price £ 2,500

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