Yotsuya Masami, Kobayashi Kako
A pair of inlaid shibuichi and silver vases finely decorated in katakiri-bori with a pine and flowering plum trees, the tree branches in skilled chisel work and pine cones and blossoms and are inlaid in gold. With carved wood stands and tomobako with a stamp of Tenshōdō Company in Tokyo, a purveyors to the Imperial Household Agency.
Signed: Matsami sen (carved by Masami) and Kako sen (carved by Kako)
Meiji period (1868-1912) circa 1900
H 27.5cm (30cm with stand). Dia 13.5cm