The vase is 18" tall and 7" across the top. The decoration features: twin dragon / elephant handles; three flying cranes in relief around the neck; perched and flying chidori (Japanese sparrows) amid Sakura (Japanese flowering cherry trees); two bands of stylized webbed shell type borders around the base and waist. The cranes and sparrows are cast in fairly high relief, boldly projecting from the body of the vase.
The vase is in very good condition, without any dents, and only minor wear. One of the dragon / elephant handles is a little loose. The base of the vase has some old staining upon it in spots, which is not terribly noticeable, as shown. Please review all of the photographs for additional condition reporting. The item "Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vase 18T Chidori Sparrows Cranes Handles" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "rustdustpatinaverdigris" and is located in Woodstown, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Dominican republic, El salvador, Russian federation.