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Item: CHEI

  • Artist: Chikueido EISHIN II
  • Description: A stunning Japanese silver 'Suiban' bowl/tray for the display of flowers. The exterior has a hammered and chiselled design of carp swimming among water weeds. Signed on the hammered reverse with a seal form signature of the maker: Chikueido EISHIN II (1895-1970). Date: circa 1925 Dimensions: 13.5" wide x 2.5" high. Excellent condition. With the original signed wooden storage box. The Eishin family were based in Kyoto and made tea utensils, flower containers and scholar's objects. The family's patron was Prince Arisugawa who bestowed the art name 'Eishin' on Eishin II's father.
  • Date: circa 1925
  • Condition: Fine
  • Size: 13.5" x 2.5"
  • Availability: Sold