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Japanese Porcelain Bookend of a Geisha Circa 1930

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Japanese Porcelain Bookend of a Geisha Circa 1930

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A colorful and hand painted porcelain of a Japanese Geisha with a back drop of peony flowers. She is still a bookend and is heavy and will hold up your books. The molded porcelain figural bookend is of a Geisha sitting along a wall. She is reading a scroll while taking in the peony blossoms. She is intricately painted in over glaze enamels. The bookend has a flat base with a hole for the firing process. There are remnants of an old red and white paper label with no text on the base. MEASUREMENTS 6 ½” (16.5 cm) tall x 6 ¼” (15.9 cm) wide x 4 ¾” (12.1 cm) deep. Weighs 2 lbs 5.2 oz (1050 g) CONDITION There are no cracks, or breaks. There is a tiny chip on the rear of the back. There is wear to the orange glaze on the back, particularly along the top edge and corner. There is also wear to the glazes along the bottom edge. Otherwise, the glazes are still bright and fresh. A very intricate bookend with much detail and precise painting.

Reserve: $110.00

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    Japanese Porcelain Bookend of a Geisha Circa 1930

    Estimate $150 - $200
    Jun 16
    Starting Price $75
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    Lot 0064 Details

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    A colorful and hand painted porcelain of a Japanese Geisha with a back drop of peony flowers. She is still a bookend and is heavy and will hold up your books. The molded porcelain figural bookend is of a Geisha sitting along a wall. She is reading a scroll while taking in the peony blossoms. She is intricately painted in over glaze enamels. The bookend has a flat base with a hole for the firing process. There are remnants of an old red and white paper label with no text on the base. MEASUREMENTS 6 ½” (16.5 cm) tall x 6 ¼” (15.9 cm) wide x 4 ¾” (12.1 cm) deep. Weighs 2 lbs 5.2 oz (1050 g) CONDITION There are no cracks, or breaks. There is a tiny chip on the rear of the back. There is wear to the orange glaze on the back, particularly along the top edge and corner. There is also wear to the glazes along the bottom edge. Otherwise, the glazes are still bright and fresh. A very intricate bookend with much detail and precise painting.

    Reserve: $110.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $20.86 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Arizona

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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