Bronze lidded vase
Price: € 350,00
Lovely dark brown patinated bronze urn-shaped lidded vase with an extravagant design in relief. The knob of the lid in formed like a sitting temple lion (shishi) above a band of chrysanthemum flowers.
The body of the vase decorated with medallions depicting birds in flower gardens, flanked by chrysanthemums in cartouches. The ears of the vase are shaped like feathered elephants.
It is raised by four curved floral-decorated legs connected by an oval base decorated with flowers as well.
Height 27.5 cm, Width 17 cm, Depth 10 cm.
Weight 1.8 kg.
Taishô period, early Shôwa period
In a very good condition.
Including wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).