Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Bronze "Red Crowned" Cranes

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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
    Meiji
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    1880
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    43 in. H x 47 in. W x 10 in. D
    109 cm H x 119 cm W x 25 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU92027091023
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Located in Charleston, SC

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