Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes
Pair of Japanese Large Bronze Vases with Turtles and Cranes

Early Meiji period (1868 - 1912) bronze vases, incised, detailed designs on each vase. One vase is decorated with a family of cranes at a rocky water's edge, with flowers and an old pine tree. The other vase depicts turtles at a rocky water's edge with bamboo, along with turtles swimming in a gentle current. Both vases have floral designs on the base and the neck. With a chrysanthemum on the base and paulownia leaves at the top, which could be a tribute to both the imperial family and Japan. Signature on the bottom reads: Gyoku Sendo. Sold as a pair- each come with their own storage box. Dimensions of removable insert: 19 3/4" h x 5 3/4" diameter.

Period
c. 1880
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
19 3/4" h x 13" diam
50.2 cm h x 0.0 cm w x 0.0 cm d x 33.0 cm diam
Item #
A5141
Pricing

$18,500