A pair of late 19th Century Japanese vases, each of square form raised to four corner feet modelled as dragon heads with balls in their mouths with moulded twin handles, the bodies decorated with a scene of Handaka Sonja and another rakan with his dragon in the sky and to the reverse with a similar figure with an elder in the clouds above, the handles cast as dragons with moulded scales and hair, the upper rim and top with a Greek key type border, unmarked, height 22cm
Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Decorative Arts and Textiles
Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over ten years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.