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142 Sterling Silver Art Nouveau-Style Figural Presentation Dish, contemporary, after the original model by P. Delaune (French, late 19th/early 20th century), in the form of a reclining maiden, presented in the crimson velour and cream satin-lined fitted case, 9" x 6-1/4", the interior lid gilt-stamped "Toyotomi", presumably a presentation gift of the Toyotomi Corporation. l. 7-1/8"; 14.39 t. oz.
Estimate: 800 - 1200
934 Japanese Silver Bowl, Bisansha of Yokohama, late Meiji period, ca. 1907, the bowl of slightly compressed globular form, narrowing to a waisted neck with flared lip, the body with repousse koi, and having an applied iris design, the flowers naturalistically modeled to raise the bowl on three legs, the feet marked "Bisansha" and "Jungin" (pure silver), with engraved brass presentation plaque reading "Nippon Bahitsu Kairyo Kabushiki Kaisha. / A.M.T Woodward Esqr. / 1907 / Souvenir of Autumn Meeting / Keihin Keiba Club". h. 7-1/2", w. 9-1/2"; 51.74 t. oz. Notes: The Japan Daily Mail of the period records that the Keihin Keiba Club was a horse racing club founded in Yokohama in 1907 and of which Woodward was a supervisor.
Estimate: 5000 - 8000
935 Large Japanese Export Silver Vase, Taisho period (1912-1926), the vase of ovoid form, narrowing to a waisted neck with flared lip and everted rim, the exterior depicting multiple cranes, with a two-character mark and seal to the lower reverse, the base impressed Ikoma-sei below a two-character "pure silver" mark within a rectangular reserve. h. 18-1/4", dia. 10-1/2"; 149.18 t. oz.
Estimate: 10000 - 15000
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