Japanese Meiji vase, silver ground with three raised mixed metal figures engaging in various activities (serving and growing food, playing music), their robes inlaid with mixed metal decoration, above applied rolling sea or wave motifs. Impressed seal mark to base. 6 1/2"H. Note: removable metal sleeve inside top. 6 1/2"H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: the estate of a former North Carolina State University professor. Condition: Overall very good condition.
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