Lisa Kokin, "Fauxliage: No Birds Sing", 2011. Thread, wire, page fragments from Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson 70 x 24 x 8 in. Courtesy of the artist and Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. http://www.thecjm.org/on-view/in-the-past/do-not-destroy-trees-art-and-jewish-thought/about
A fine cloisonne enamel vase By the workshop of Hayashi Kodenji (1831-1915), late 19th century Of elongated ovoid form and worked in gold and silver wire on a dark blue ground with pairs of birds in a flowering landscape in multicolored enamels above a floral lappet band, the yellow ground foliate-patterned collar defining the neck repeated on the circular foot, with silver rims, the base with the lozenge-shaped studio mark and signed Aichi Hayashi saku
JAPANESE GOLD SATSUMA PORCELAIN HANDLED VASE Antique Japanese hand painted Satsuma porcelain handled bottle form vase. Has hand painted design depicting wise men and maidens in seated positions. Embellished throughout with gilded designs and beading. Holds Gold Satsuma marks to bottom. 19th century.