An impressive Japanese patinated bronze and mixed metals-inlaid "Birds, Pheasants, Camellias and Cherry Blossoms" vase

Meiji period

Finely inlaid, chased and patinated with a myriad of gold, silver and variously patinated metals; the neck with a series of enameled lappets.

Approx. H: 21 1/4 in., 54cm

Estimate $7,000-9,000

Sold for $5,000 (buyer's premium included)