Welcome to the sale of this beautiful bronze statue. A very finely cast and chiselled bronze statuette of a crane with a turtle at its feet, with excellent detail, especially visible in the wings and tail feathers. The crane and turtle are both very significant in Japanese culture representing longevity. The sculpture is marked to the underside with a six character engraved maker's signature. The Japanese statue dates from the Meiji period (1868 - 1912).
In good condition commensurate with its age and use. Please have a good look at the photographs as they form part of the description and contact me if you have any further questions.
The statue measures (in cm) 23 tall, 14 wide and 11 deep. There will be a surcharge for some addresses in Northern Ireland, the Isle of Wight, the Isle of Man, the Scilly Isles and the Highlands and islands of Scotland.
You are more than welcome to collect or I can deliver locally if needed. I have many unique antique and vintage items, please take a look. All of our listings carry a make a best offer option, feel free to use it, however please be realistic.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. The item "Antique Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Statue of a Crane & Turtle Signed to Base" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "rust-and-rot" and is located in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
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