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Current bid: $900 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

822843 27-Apr-2023 12:10:01 PM $900 AutoBid

820633 27-Apr-2023 12:09:41 PM $800 AutoBid

822843 27-Apr-2023 12:09:41 PM $700

820633 25-Apr-2023 01:17:06 PM $600 AutoBid

23981 06-Apr-2023 08:50:39 PM $500

The bidding history list updated on: Friday, June 21, 2024 12:38:54

LOT 240

Japanese

Japanese Patinated Bronze Vase, Meiji Period (1868 - 1913)
bronze
15 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in, 38.7 x 19.1 x 19.1 cm

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500 CAD

Sold for: $1,125

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PROVENANCE
Alex Gurevich, Montreal, acquired mostly in Hong Kong during the 1960s
By descent to the present Private Collection, Ontario


Of high shouldered tapering form, the body with a fine reddish bronze patina throughout. Base with maker’s mark.

Initially based in Harbin in northeastern China during the first half of the 20th Century, the Gurevich family moved to Canada during the 1950's and opened the Gurie Gallery, a staple of Montreal’s trendy Sherbrooke street. The Gurie Gallery was one of the first to focus on Chinese ceramics, decorative arts and paintings, and was extremely popular to collectors in Montreal, Toronto and New York. The son, Alex Gurevich (1929-1990), took over the store during the 1960's and continued to source objects through frequent visits to Hong Kong.


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