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Meiji Period, Japanese Bronze Jardiniere
Located in Brighton, Sussex
An impressive 19th century Japanese Meiji period bronze jardinière, depicting herding elephants.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Enamel Vase
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very impressive Japanese bronze and cloisonne enamel vase having raised decoration depicting a carp in the river, with a deer under a tree.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vase
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Japanese Meiji period bronze vase. Would look amazing in the right location. The very best color and patina. Overall maximum dimensions: 31 cm high x 14 cm diameter (inner mouth 4....
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Antique 19th Century Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Boy on Stilts
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very amusing Japanese bronze of a boy on bamboo stilts, Meiji period (1868-1912).
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Figure of a Farmer
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A fine quality, late 19th century (Meiji period 1868-1912) Japanese bronze statue of a farmer. Wearing a Sedge hat and carry his crop of daikon (Winter Radish).
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Figure of a Farmer
  • Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Figure of a Farmer
  • Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Figure of a Farmer
  • Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Figure of a Farmer
H 21.26 in. W 8.67 in. D 8.67 in.
Lovely 19c Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Cloisonné Teapot Bird
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of a paradise bird and butterflies. Cloisonné is a way of enameling an object, (typically made of copper) whereby fine wir...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vase with Grasses and Quail Design
Located in Hudson, NY
Meiji Japanese bronze vase with grasses and Quail design, Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze vase with elaborate raised design of wild grasses, flowers, and vine partially hiding a pair...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Lovely 19c Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Cloisonné Vase Dragon Phoenix
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of a phoenixes and dragons. Cloisonné is a way of enameling an object, (typically made of copper) whereby fine wires are u...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Large Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very impressive, good quality pair of Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze two handled vases. Each have wonderful classical scenes of flowers and birds, surrounded by mythical ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Vases

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Bronze

Lovely 19c Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Cloisonne Vase Dragon Phoenix
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of a Phoenixes and Dragons. Cloisonné is a way of enamelling an object, (typically made of copper) whereby fine wires are ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases / Lamps
Located in Brighton, Sussex
An impressive pair of late 19th century (Meiji period 1868-1912) Japanese bronze vases / lamps. Each with re-leaf decoration of birds and trees, mythical creatures as handles either...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Vases

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Bronze

  • Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases / Lamps
  • Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases / Lamps
  • Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases / Lamps
  • Pair of Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vases / Lamps
H 18.12 in. W 11.42 in. D 9.45 in.
Japanese Meiji Period Cloisonne Bronze Censer
Located in Dallas, TX
A Japanese Meiji period bronze and cloisonné censer, late 19th century. Measures: 17 inches high (43.2 cm). The censer having domed and reticulated lid with cloisonné banding a...
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Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Large Japanese patinated bronze tiger with inset glass eyes. Meiji period, 1868-1912. The sculpture is signed with a small seal: Meiji/Taisho. In perfect condition with a fine pat...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
H 10.63 in. W 22.45 in. D 7.09 in.
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Jardiniere
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A fine quality late 19th century Meiji period (1868-1912) Japanese bronze jardiniere, depicting roaming elephants in relief.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Metalwork

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Bronze

Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze of an Old Man (Jerodian)
Located in New York, NY
An antique Japanese bronze sculpture depicting an old man with walking staff. The piece dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912). 4608
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20th Century Japanese Sculptures

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Bronze

A Japanese Meiji Period Patinated Bronze Censer
Located in Stamford, CT
A Japanese Meiji censer rising on three stylized Foo Dogs feet with Frog form handles. Censer having exceptional patination. Acquired from Michael Goedhuis, London, 19 June 1987 by...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardini...

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Bronze

Japanese Cast Bronze Meiji Period Incense Burner
Located in Hudson, NY
This large scale incense burner was made in the Meiji period in Japanese history. Cast between 1868 and 1900 the censer is topped with a phoenix resting on an open work cloud bordere...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Meiji Period Patinated Japanese Bronze Vase
Located in New York, NY
Large Meiji period patinated Japanese bronze vase with decorative handles.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Japanese Bronze Okimono, Omori Misumoto Saku, Meiji Period
Located in Gargrave, North Yorkshire
A fine and large Japanese bronze okimono, Omori Mitsumoto (Kogetsu) Saku, Meiji period. Finely cast, as an elephant throwing a tiger with his trunk, whilst a further tiger is trapped...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Onagadori Motif Bronze Hibachi, c. 1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and striking circa 1900 Japanese Meiji Period onagadori motif bronze hibachi on walnut base with original stone. Body with very well executed form, decorations, and proporti...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Sandstone, Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Patinated Bronze Ikebana Vase
Located in Stamford, CT
A Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze Ikebana vase patinated using a Murashido oil technique.
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Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze and Champlevé Enameled Censer
Located in New York, NY
This Japanese censer incense burner, inspired by Chinese pieces, is of spheroidal form, the bronze body with polychrome champlevé enamel work flanked by dragon-head handles and ring ...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Vase
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Japanese Meiji period bronze vase. Depicts a devil dancer with a parasol and a boy dancing on flaming pearls. Would look amazing in the right location. The very best colour and pati...
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Antique 19th Century Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Bronze Vase Meiji Period
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Japanese Meiji period bronze vase. Base has makers mark / signature. Would look amazing in the right location. The very best color and patina. Exudes quality. Overall maximum dimen...
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Antique 19th Century Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Bronze Vase Meiji Period
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Japanese Meiji period bronze vase with bird and foliage decoration and elephant handles, circa 1900. Would look amazing in the right location. The very best color and patina. Overa...
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Antique 19th Century Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Meiji period bronze
Located in Atlanta, GA
Very fine Japanese bronze of two territorial beasts, on a decoratively carved teak base. The base is 34 inches long, the bronze is 29 inches long.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Jardinière
Located in Houston, TX
Outstanding large 19th century Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze jardinière. This stunning heavy weight (about 35 lbs) jardinière or planter depicts a variety of animal heads ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Fruit Picker
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze fruit picker, carrying a basket full of fruit, signed to the base.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Fruit Picker
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Fruit Picker
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Fruit Picker
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Fruit Picker
H 26.38 in. W 14.18 in. D 12.6 in.
Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very large and impressive Japanese patinated bronze tiger, Meiji period, 1868-1912. Measures: 85cm (33.5").
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
  • Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger
H 18.51 in. W 33.47 in. D 7.88 in.
19th Century Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Elephant
Located in Winter Park, FL
A 19th century Japanese Meiji period bronze elephant sculpture. Fine casting and nice patina. Artist mark to underside.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Japanese Meiji Period Cast Bronze Recumbent Pig
Located in San Francisco, CA
Crafted of cast bronze with nice patina depicting a well-detailed reclining pig with extended legs, arching ears, curled tail, and fur details throughout.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Japanese Tokyo School Bronze Okimono of a Farmer, Meiji Period
Located in Austin, TX
A very fine and detailed Tokyo School cast bronze okimono (decorative sculpture) of a smiling farmer, Meiji period, late 19th century, Japan. The elderly farmer is portrayed stan...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Tsuri-Kane Buddhist Bronze Bell, Meiji Period
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Antique Japanese Tsuri-kane Buddhist bronze bell, Meiji period. Traditional bronze Buddhist bell with long wood striker is decorated with three bands around the body containing in...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Cloisonné Bronze Incense Burner, Japan, Meiji Period, '1868-1912'
Located in Milano, IT
Big bronze incense burner with shippo type cloisonné enamel decorations of musicians and writer in the garden on the central band. Lid embellished with fretwork and with pommel shape...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Pair of Japanese Bronze Cloisonné Vases Lovely Urns Meiji Period, Japan
Located in National City, CA
Cloisonné vases in bronze from Japan. Lovely Japanese bronze urn vases Meiji era Japan -- set of two Figural panels and relief form decoration. Stamped signed signature underne...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Urns

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Bronze

Antique Ca 1900 Japanese Bronze Vase Flowers Home Decoration Meiji Period Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A very nice bronze vase with enamels. Condition Overall condition; close to Perfect, minimal age signs like small spots of missing enamel. Size: 340mm Period 19th century Mei...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Lovely 19c Antique Meiji Period Japanese Ginbari Bronze Cloisonne Vase
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of a crane Cloisonné is an enamelling technique in which the pattern is formed by wires soldered to the surface of the obj...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Bronze Vase Early Meiji Period
Located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Early Japanese Meiji period bronze vase. Raised dragon with birds and cloud handles. Would look amazing in the right location. The very best color and patina. Exudes quality. Overa...
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Antique 19th Century Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Lovely 19c Antique Meiji Period Japanese Ginbari Bronze Cloisonne Vase
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of a graceful lady. Cloisonné is an enamelling technique in which the pattern is formed by wires soldered to the surface o...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Antique Japanese Enamel Bronze Vase, Japan, Edo or Meiji Period
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Unmarked. Japan, 19th century. Provenance: collection Nieuwenhove. Inventory number at the base. Condition Minimal ware to enamel and some processing flaws. Size 300mm high ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Japanese Bronze Vase, Meiji Period, circa 1880
Located in Paris, FR
Baluster-shaped Japanese bronze vase decorated with sculpted birds on branches in relief. The vase's cover is embellished with foliage, and topped with a Foo dog. Mark under the base...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Metalwork

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Bronze

Japanese Bronze Okimono of a Fisher Boy, Signed Maruki, Meiji Period
Located in Gargrave, North Yorkshire
A fine Japanese bronze okimono, circa 1890, Meiji period. Cast as a young boy, carrying fishing net, and carefully making his way barefooted over rocks, in a river. He wears a short ...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Tiger Attacking a Crocodile
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very dramatic 19th century Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) patinated bronze study of a tiger attacking a crocodile, mounted on a carved wooden base. Measures: 71cm (28") Signed ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Meiji Period Patinated Japanese Bronze Vase
Located in Stamford, CT
A large Japanese bronze vase modeled after the Chinese Zun form. Meiji Period, 1868-1912.
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Antique Late 19th Century Asian Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Elephant Sculpture on Burlwood Base
Located in New York, NY
A Japanese Meiji period bronze elephant sculpture on its original burl-wood base. Old repair to the tail; some paint chips to bronze trunk; unsigned.
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Antique 1860s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Bronze "Red Crowned" Cranes
Located in Charleston, SC
Elegant pair of bronze cranes of the Meiji Pd with finely detailed beak, feathers, legs and feet. Raised on black granite base (recent). Probably sculpted as garden ornament in a bro...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Statues

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Granite, Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Miyao Style Gong
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A Meiji period (1868-1912) Japanese bronze gong in the Miyao style with patiated bronze and gilded decoration to the mythical god like figure holding aloft the gong, mounted on a woo...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Miyao Style Gong
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Miyao Style Gong
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Miyao Style Gong
  • Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Miyao Style Gong
H 33.47 in. W 17.72 in. D 12.6 in.
Japanese Archaistic Bronze Usabata with Waves and Plovers, Meiji Period
Located in Austin, TX
A finely cast Japanese bronze usabata, designed as an archaistic bowl being supported by crashing waves, Meiji period, late 19th century, Japan. The usabata is an essential componen...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Dark Patinated Bronze Vase
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Japanese dark patinated bronze vase. Embossed with bamboo and bird’s motifs. Late Meiji period, circa 1900. Base has makers mark / signature.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Nouveau Vases

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Bronze

Large Pair Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Vases
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very decorative and dramatic pair of Japanese Taisho period (1912-1926) bronze vases incorporating modern patina washes of that period and a more stylized carved design. Each havin...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Vases

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Bronze

Lovely Antique Meiji/Edo Period Japanese Bronze Cloisonne Serving Plate Ducks
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and beautifully made piece. With a stunning scene of 2 ducks in a landscape scene. Duck Emblem of joy. A pair of mandarin ducks is the symbol of martial fidelity often d...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Bronze

Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Lamps
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A pair of Japanese patinated bronze vases/urn lamps with swirling pleated light brown silk shades. The body of the urn is richly decorated in the round with a finely chased dragon in...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Table Lamps

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Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Jardinière, 19th Century
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century, Meiji period (1868-1912) Bronze two handled jardiniere, having wonderful engraved and embossed classical motifs and inset panels depicting mythical ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Metalwork

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Bronze

Massive Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Vase, Late 19th Century, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A very large Meiji period bronze vase, possibly for temple use, with high relief design and elephant head handles, late 19th century, Japan. Of baluster form and unusual size, yet ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases

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Bronze

Pair of Japanese Miyao Bronze Statues, Meiji Period
By Eisuke Miyao 1
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A fine quality pair of 19th century Japanese Miyao bronze statues of a Falconer and a Samurai warrior, each in patinated bronze with gold leaf highlights. Mounted on carved hardwood ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Pair of Japanese Gilt Bronze Komainu by Ishikawa Komei, Meiji Period
Located in Austin, TX
A striking pair of Japanese gilt bronze komainu by the renowned Japanese sculptor, Ishikawa Komei (1852-1913), Meiji period, Japan. The pair well cast, and robustly modeled. They ar...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze, Bronze

Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Samurai Warrior, circa 1890
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) Miayo style bronze Samurai warrior firing a bow and arrow and mounted on a root wood base.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Meiji Period Japanese Miayo Bronze Figure Bird Catcher
By Eisuke Miyao 1
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A fine quality late 19th century Meiji period (1868-1912) Miayo patinated bronze statue of a bird catch carrying a basket on his back, with gilded highlights, mounted on a carved har...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Antique Finely Cast Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Elephant Sculpture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderfully large-sized, antique Japanese Meiji period bronze elephant. Cast with fine details and finished with a rich patina. Unmarked for the maker. Simply a great piec...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Meiji Period Rare Japanese Bronze Centerpiece of a Flock of Geese, Signed
Located in New York, NY
A very rare 19th/20th century Japanese bronze centerpiece of a flock of geese with heads cast in three dimensions, stamped and signed Gen Ryusai Seya. Each having gold inlaid eyes wi...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze, Gold

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Meiji Period Japanese Bronze For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of meiji period Japanese bronze on 1stDibs. A piece of meiji period Japanese bronze — often made from metal, bronze and wood — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect item from our selection of meiji period Japanese bronze — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. A choice in our collection of meiji period Japanese bronze, designed in the Art Nouveau style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made object in our assortment of meiji period Japanese bronze over the years, but those crafted by Eisuke Miyao and Okazaki Sessei are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Meiji Period Japanese Bronze?

The average selling price for a piece of meiji period Japanese bronze at 1stDibs is $4,934, while they’re typically $350 on the low end and $84,950 for the highest priced.