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Japanese Meiji Bronze Vessel With Sculpted Animal Heads

$12,500

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Japanese Meiji period bronze vessel with elaborately sculpted animal heads. Lion, ape and bull heads are surrounding the vessel. Made in Japan in the circa 1880s, the piece has a makers mark and a rich dark bronze patina. In great antique condition with age-appropriate wear and use.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Diameter: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: G228 - 114951 - 20051stDibs: LU889318999172

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    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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