CA90006 Japanese hammered silver vase by Somei Kawachi, pear shaped ribbed vase shape with short neck and everted lip, etched signature on base with stamped silver hallmark. Somei Kawachi (1887-1962) received many orders from the Imperial household and was a student of the top Imperial artist Hirata Soko. The custom made kiri wood storage box with the exterior lid “Pure silver hammered vertical line flower vase” and the interior of the lid signed “Tankin Kawachi Somei” with seal. Excellent condition. Measuring: 6” high x 5” in diameter. 20th century. $1,800.

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