Japanese Silver Iris Bowl – Meiji period

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Description

Fine Japanese Meiji period silver bowl with extremely detailed iris decoration. The bowl of double skin form boldly decorated with realistic iris stems and flowers jumping away from the bowl with incredible hammered detailing throughout. The top rim with pinched design into the simple plain bowl. The bowl stood upon a splayed foot rim with the stamp jungin which translates as pure silver in the centre. Silver from Japan that has the jungin mark indicates that the silver content is around 95% and typically was used during the Meiji period.

Measurements: 10.5cm High x 19.5cm Wide

Condition: Near perfect, some minor surface wear marks and a few blemishes to the silver with a faint rippling to one section.