The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures

Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Hand Formed Mid-century Tinned Copper Vase, Toshitaka

Hand Formed Mid-century Tinned Copper Vase, Toshitaka


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1980: Item # 1447613

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The Kura
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817-2 Kannonji Monzen-cho
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
tel.81-75-201-3497
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 $650.00 
A perfect example of the post-war move toward minimalism in this hand formed copper vase enclosed in the original wooden box titled Uchidashi Hana-sashi (hand beaten Flower receptacle) signed Toshitaka followed by a red seal reading Toshi. The vessel has been made of hand beaten copper tinned entirely within, while outside the tinning alternates with equal bands of ji-gane copper. The base is marked by the artist. It is 12 x 17 x 26 cm (5 x 6-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches) and in overall excellent, original condition.