Beautiful Pair of Antique Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Bronze Vases Signed
The top of the vases are round, the bottom are rectangular with the handles on two sides and relief of 4 characters with gold gilt. One character is a man riding a gigantic carp with a gold gourd in his hand, one is a devil looking man trying to catch something in the ocean from the sky with a hook on a very long string, one is a man with an umbrella on his back, a small hammer in one hand, a small gang hanging from his neck and in another hand, the last character is a woman in traditional Japanese kimono and a gold hat, looks like shes on the road to somewhere. All the characters are vivid and with gold gilt, with amazing details and facial expressions. The two vases are in the same design with slight differences. You can still tell they were a pair because the carvings were done in the same way. Both vases were signed on the bottom with different marks. The bottom bases were slightly different too. One is 11/28 CM tall, one is 11.25/28.5 CM tall. Condition: Good antique condition with signs of age and patina, no major damages. Provenance: From the collection of a prominent family in San Francisco. The item "Beautiful Pair of Antique Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Bronze Vases Signed" is in sale since Sunday, August 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "keanu177" and is located in San Mateo, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Featured Refinements: Meiji Vase
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1850-1899