PRIVATE COLLECTION

A pair of silver Shibayama Vases 18cm high

Signed master Masanao, Meiji Period (late 19th century)

 

The hexagonally-lobed vase with six inset kinji panels inlaid in Shibayama style with vases of flowers and birds in trees, the flared neck, shoulder and foot inlaid in various coloured cloisonné enamels with chrysanthemums and other flowers, two applied silver handles in the form of dragons.