1 of 10 images

Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Bronze "Red Crowned" Cranes

About

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 bronze body with green color and red spot on top of the head. Red crown cranes is the second rarest crane in the world and is revered both in Japan and China as a symbol of good fortune, longevity and fidelity.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1880
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions

    H 43 in. x W 47 in. x D 10 in.

    H 109.22 cm x W 119.38 cm x D 25.4 cm

  • Seller location
    Charleston, SC
  • Seller reference number
    1535
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number
    LU92027091023

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2011
Typical response time: 7 hrs
Located in Charleston, SC
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Pair of French Concrete Roosters
French Garden Ornaments
Cement
Wonderful pair of painted cement roosters from France. Great patina.
French 18th Century Period Pewter Wall Fountain
French Fountains
Walnut, Pewter
Rare and magnifiscent pewter fountain from the French Regence Period composed of three pieces. The water reservoir shows double curved lines on each side with a convex front engrav...
Pair of Marble-Top Boulle Style Pedestals
French Pedestals and Columns
Brass, Marble, Wood
Dark red beveled marble-top on a tapering black lacquered wooden column having four brass inlaid sides inter twined with red lacquered background. Resting on shaped and scrolled base.
Pair of 17th Century Carved Polychrome and Gilt...
Spanish Wall-mounted Sculptures
Paint, Giltwood
Extremely rare and exceptional pair of polychrome and doré high relief carved wood. Angelet heads surrounded by scrolled foliage. Spain, 17th century.     
You May Also Like
Bronze Statue of Lady at the Well, Mathurin Mor...
Mathurin Moreau, E. Colin & Cie
French Statues
Bronze
19th century made statue by Mathurin Moreau. Illustrating a Lady at a well with her jar. Nice condition and good quality statue. Signed by artist and bronze foundry.
Grand Tour Pompeian Bronze of Silenus, Large Scale
Italian Sculptures
Bronze
Superior quality Italian Grand Tour bronze of the god Silenus after the Roman original excavated at Pompei in 1864. This very fine cast shows the god holding aloft with a coiled snak...
Pair of Terracotta Eagles
Antoine-Denis Chaudet
French Statues
Pair of large-scale terracotta eagles, each facing each other or away and poised to take off while perched on an oval base of the same material. Highly detailed and fully realized fr...
French Pair of White Marble Horse Trophy Sculpt...
French Statues
Marble
The horses, naturalistically carved with flowing manes, rest on a square cushioned base. Their lively expressions complement one another.
Pair of English Cast Iron Poly Chromed Sitting ...
English Animal Sculptures
Iron, Paint
Pair of English cast iron poly chromed sitting lions. Mid-19th century.
Japanese Carved Figure
Japanese Sculptures
Wood
A carved Japanese carved wooden figure of the wind god, Fujin one of the eldest Shinto gods retaining its original porcelain eyes.
Curtis Jere Bronze Horses Sculpture
Curtis Jere
American Sculptures
Bronze, Wood
Curtis Jere beautiful bronze two horse sculpture with Verdigris patina, signed and dated, on wooden black base.
Pair 18thc Marble Putti Busts
French Busts
Marble
Sweet Pair 18thc Marble Putti on Stands

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries