Fine hammered copper tsuiki’ware baluster vase
Price: € 380,00
Fine hammered copper tsuiki’ware baluster vase with a silver-coloured decorative band with a relief design of vertical stripes.
The vase is marked with a 2-character name seal by the Studio Gyokusendo 玉川堂.
Gyokusendo has been a leading Tsuiki technique copperware maker in Japan since 1816. Tsuiki 鎚起 a metal working technique that is derived from the words ‘hammer’ and ‘raise’. The creation of vessels via this metalworking technique require an array of different tools. A kettle alone, for instance, would require dozens of anvil stakes and hammers to complete. (Source: Gyokusendo.com)
Height: 19.5 cm, Diameter 18.5 cm
Period: Japan – Mid-Late Shôwa period Mid-(Late 20th century)
In very good original condition. Please see the photos as a reference.
Including the original signed and sealed wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).