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IWAMURA SADAO (1912 - 1944)

Art Deco vase (unique), Japan, before 1944; Lacquered wood, mother of pearl, brass liner; In original signed box; Vase: 15 1/2" x 6 1/4" sq.; Sadao was a graduate of the Kyoto Art and Craft School

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Condition Report

Several short cracks to latticework, a few minor scratches. Signature on the top of the wood box: The first character is Hana (flower) the second Sasu (put in); signature inside lid on right: Nurisho (lacquer artist), on left: Sadao-zo (made by Sadao)