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Lot 0386
A MORIMURA BROS. GILT AND ENAMEL DECORATED TWO HANDLED PUNCH BOWL WITH STAND, TOKYO, JAPAN, CIRCA 1911-1921, of large hemispherical form raised on spreading conforming foot with shaped gilt rim highlighted with raised grape leaves and beaded "grapes," decorated with hand painted matt finished apple blossoms and fruit on branches, the foot with a beaded band of gilt, flanked by gilt bifurcated handles, raised on matching circular stand with beaded grape leaf border raised on four hairy paw feet, the bowl marked on the bottom in green "hand painted" over laurel wreath centering "M," over "NIPPON." Height: 8 1/2" Width: 16" Depth: 13 1/4"


In overall good condition with minor rubbing and losses to gilt decoration, minor surface scratching and wear to the enamel painted decoration commensurate with age and use.

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Estimate $200 - $400May 20, 2018