Japanese cloisonnÃ© enamel tray, Meiji period, circa 1871-94, probably commissioned from Namikara Sosuke (1847-1910) by the Deakin Brothers of Yokohama and Sacramento, depicting a cockerel, hen and chick within a foliate pattern band at the short rim, the underside with scattered crescent moon, cherry blossom and snowflake reserved on a turquoise ground with a dense floral pattern, marked â€˜Deakin Bros & Co. Yokohamaâ€™, some loss of enamel, crazing, 11 5/8"sq, 4.25lbs **Provenance: The living estate of Coach George Hannon (Kemp, Texas, b. 1924) and Mrs. Hannon. Mr. Hannon was the golf coach at the University of Texas from 1963 to 1981. His tenure included NCAA Champion teams in 1971 and 1972, 12 Southwest Conference titles and golfers Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, and many tour professionals. Coach Hannon is a member of the Golf Coaches Hall of Fame (1982); the Texas Golf Hall of Fame (1991); and was the Golf Coaches Associationâ€™s 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.** Start Price: $300.00
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