Antique Japanese Kitani porcelain lamp circa 1860-80. This gorgeous vase with birds and flowers dates from the late Edo to the early Meiji period. It has been electrified and mounted as a table lamp. Exceptionally fine painting lavishly detailed in fine gold. On one side Kiji, uzura and kujaku (pheasant, quail and peacock) browse among among peonies and blossoming trees; on the other side is a Geisha with her attendants. Mythical birds form the handles. The lamp measures 13" high x 8.5" wide at the handles, and is 25.5" high to the top of the shade. Excellent condition, no cracks or repairs, drilled for electrification. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Item 9391: $1,200
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