Null KANO SEIUN I: A BRONZE VASE DEPICTING A SWIMMING CARP

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KANO SEIUN I: A BRONZE VASE DEPICTING A SWIMMING CARP By Kano Seiun I (born 1871), with a mark Seiun Japan, early 20th century, Meiji period (1868-1912) to Taisho period (1912-1926) Heavily cast, supported on a short, flared foot, the ovoid body rising to a waisted neck with an everted rim. The body cast with a carp in high relief emerging from the water, the neck decorated with a blossoming branch. The base marked SEIUN in an oval reserve. HEIGHT 30.3 cm WEIGHT 3,410 g Condition: Very good condition with minor wear, few light surface scratches, small nicks, dents, and casting irregularities. Kano Seiun I, also known as Kano Ginzaburo, born in 1871, studied metalworking under the famous artist Oshima Joun (1858-1940). He exhibited a bronze figure of sparrows at the Paris Exposition in 1900 and also at the 1914 Exhibition in Tokyo. Auction comparison: Compare a related bronze vase by Gyokuho at Zacke, Fine Japanese Art, 28 October 2020, Vienna, lot 7 ( sold for EUR 3,539).

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KANO SEIUN I: A BRONZE VASE DEPICTING A SWIMMING CARP By Kano Seiun I (born 1871), with a mark Seiun Japan, early 20th century, Meiji period (1868-1912) to Taisho period (1912-1926) Heavily cast, supported on a short, flared foot, the ovoid body rising to a waisted neck with an everted rim. The body cast with a carp in high relief emerging from the water, the neck decorated with a blossoming branch. The base marked SEIUN in an oval reserve. HEIGHT 30.3 cm WEIGHT 3,410 g Condition: Very good condition with minor wear, few light surface scratches, small nicks, dents, and casting irregularities. Kano Seiun I, also known as Kano Ginzaburo, born in 1871, studied metalworking under the famous artist Oshima Joun (1858-1940). He exhibited a bronze figure of sparrows at the Paris Exposition in 1900 and also at the 1914 Exhibition in Tokyo. Auction comparison: Compare a related bronze vase by Gyokuho at Zacke, Fine Japanese Art, 28 October 2020, Vienna, lot 7 ( sold for EUR 3,539).

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