Japanese Teitaro vase achieves 240% increase at McTear's

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2015-06-26 13:23:14

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Japanese Teitaro vase achieves 240% increase at McTear's

A rare Japanese vase by Kumeno Teitaro has sold for $26,000 in Scotland

A rare Japanese vase by Kumeno Teitaro (1861-1939) has sold with outstanding results at McTear'sAsian Works of Art auction, held on July 30 in Glasgow.

Kumeno Teitaro Cloisonne vaseTeitaro is famed for his mastery of a technique that involves applying transparent enamel over relief designs

The cloisonne enamel vase sold for 17,000 ($25,852), up 240% on its 3,000-5,000 estimate. It is decorated with bird and floral motifs in a lake scene, bearing Teitaro's mark on the base.

At Bonhams in 2009, a plique-a-jour enamel vase by Teitaro sold for 31,200 ($41,446).

Teitaro was famed for his mastery of tsuki-jippo, a technique in which transparent enamel is applied over relief designs in gold or silver.

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