AN ENGLISH SILVER VASE, HIROSHI SUZUKI, LONDON, 2002
with spot-hammered surface
marked on base, 999 standard
height 10½ in.
Lower body with a shallow dent with a rough surface, a few minor surface nicks throughout, otherwise good.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Born in Japan and with a BA in silversmithing from Tokyo University, Hiroshi Suzuki moved to the United Kingdom and completed his MA at the Royal College of Art in 1999. Suzuki's pieces are widely admired in the contemporary silver world, as each of his works aim to simulate the patterns found in nature: waves, curves and ripples. Suzuki currently has works in over thirty major public collections across the globe including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. He is currently represented by Adrian Sassoon in London