Large Japanese Meiji Bronze Lidded Urn, 19th Century

Large Japanese Meiji Bronze Lidded Urn, 19th Century

Code: OR19018

Dimensions:

W: 25cm (9.8")H: 44cm (17.3")D: 17cm (6.7")

£1,300.00 Approx $1645.57, €1516.92

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.


Origin : Japan
Manufacture Date : 1868-1912
Materials : Bronze