Brass vase

Apr 09, 2021. 14:51 UTC
Brass Vase
Jeffrey
United States of America

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

Height 9 1/2” Diameter (at widest point) 4 1/2” Diameter at top 2 1/2” Diameter at bottom 2 3/4” Top, bottom, and insides appear to be brass. Two small dents on one side

Provenance

Inherited from great aunt who lived in Japan for a period of time during the 1930s. But she also spent much time traveling around the world.

Answered within 2 days
Apr 11, 11:58 UTC
By Leah I.

Fair Market Value

$75 - $125 USD

Insurance Value

$200 USD
What does this mean?

This is a Japanese cloisonne vase with floral design over an interlocking pattern. It may have been made in or around the Meiji period (1868-2912), as these kinds of vases were in style during that time. I have included a link below with information about Japanese cloisonne if you are interested and a few hammer prices for similar items. The Fair Market Value for this vase is between $75 and $125.

An interesting article about Japanese cloisonne history and technique:
https://www.skinnerinc.com/news/blog/the-art-of-japanese-cloisonne/

$150 for two
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/91888819_pair-japanese-cloisonne-on-copper-vases

$100
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/1651577_2532-japanese-cloisonne-vase-meiji

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