ANTIQUE 19thC JAPANESE SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL MODELS OF QUAILS ON STAND c.1890

ANTIQUE 19thC JAPANESE SOLID SILVER & ENAMEL MODELS OF QUAILS ON STAND c.1890

12,595.00

19th Century Japanese Meiji period very fine silver figures of quails, on a carved wood stand. The naturalistically modeled birds decorated with enamelled eyes and plumage, with realistically engraved feathers.

Tested to be 950+ high grade silver. One of the birds signed Hasegawa Issei (Gyokutosai), 1890-1920, active in Asakusa, Tokyo during the Meiji and Taisho Eras.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5349

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Japanese Meiji period very fine silver figures of quails, on a carved wood stand. The naturalistically modeled birds decorated with enamelled eyes and plumage, with realistically engraved feathers. Tested to be 950+ high grade silver. One of the birds signed Hasegawa Issei (Gyokutosai), 1890-1920, active in Asakusa, Tokyo during the Meiji and Taisho Eras.

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 12cm
Width: 23 x 15cm
Weight: 825g