This finely wrought teapot was used in the late 19th century as a model for a Gorham Silver production piece. The quality is exceptional.
Signed Jomi of Kyoto, 1876.
Japan, 19th century. Bell shaped water pot of bronze heavily embellished with finely executed prunus blossom bough in silver and gold, lined with silver. Malachite bead on knob. Signed Jomi of Kyoto 1876. - Gallery notes.
|Artist||JOMI of Kyoto|
|Medium||Bronze with silver and gold decoration; malachite bead on knob|
|Dimensions||H-7.8 W-6.3 inches|
|Credit line||George Walter Vincent Smith Collection|
|Museum||George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum|
|On Exhibit||Yes, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Japanese Bronze Gallery|