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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

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