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A pair of 6in (15cm) ovoid vases and covers decorated with panels of birds to one side and butterflies to the other sold at £16,000 (estimate £200-300). One of the pair was in good condition, the other with some areas of loss and overpainting. Similar pieces are known bearing the mark of Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845- 1927) of Kyoto.

Estimated at £120-180 but sold at £5000 was a 7in (18cm) high baluster form vase worked with doves and tress branches against a gloss black ground. Although not catalogued as such it carried the lozenge mark of Hayashi Kodenji (1831-1915) of Nagoya.