ANTIQUE 20thC MEIJI JAPANESE SOLID SILVER IRIS BOWL, KUHN & KOMOR c.1900

  USD $5,838
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique early 20th Century Japanese Meiji period solid silver bowl, double walled, chased and embossed with blossoming irises and cranes in high relief on matted ground, shaped floral rim applied with a pronounced boarder and standing on three stylised bamboo feet.

The base is Hallmarked Japanese silver, 'Jun-gin' mark, meaning 'pure silver' (950+ high grade silver), also Sterling, (used on items made for export), these marks are used primary in during the Meiji period (1868-1912) and makers mark Kuhn & Komor (also known colloquially as K&K, was a Hungarian multinational luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, having headquarters in Yokohama, Hong Kong and Shanghai. K&K produced jewelry, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationery, and personal accessories. K&K was renowned in East Asia for its luxury goods, also being called the "Asprey of Asia.)

CONDITION

In Excellent Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 15cm
Width: 25cm
Weight: 880g

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Location Japan
Designer / Brand Kuhn & Komor
Period c.1900
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Condition pre-owned