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Large Japanese Meiji Bronze Lidded Urn, 19th Century



A large and stylish antique Japanese Meiji bronze lidded twin handle urn standing on a rounded plinth base with tongue and grotesque head formed legs with dragon handles and a flat cover with a large prunus flower head terminal. The body of the urn is relief molded with birds amidst flowering prunus on a finely patterned ground with similar patterning applied to the base. This striking example is not apparently marked.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 17.33 in. (44 cm)Width: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Depth: 6.7 in. (17 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    In fine original condition with good age patina.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: OR190181stDibs: LU1328213436772

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 days.
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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watch...

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