Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The vase has a duck and plants done in high relief. The eyes of the duck are done in gold. The vase is signed JOKO on the bottom. The vase measures 12 3/4" tall by 6" in diameter. (
Japanese early to mid 20th century bronze vase. The 4-sided vase has a kangaroo done in wonderful detail at the front base of the vase. The vase is signed by the artist, SEIUN. The vase measures 9 3/4" tall by 5 1/8" wide by 5 1/4" deep.
Japanese early 20th century bronze USUBATA. The USUBATA has a wonderful dragon designed base and the upper part is a pierced base and top. The bottom of the pierced middle section has a chop mark reading SHOSAI. The USUBATA measures 16" wide, 13" tall and 14" in depth.
Japanese Edo Period bronze portable and collapsible candle stand. The base opens up to a tripod stand and the central staff consists of 3 bendable sections. The bobeche, or drip catcher is incorporated into the tripod stand when not in use. 13" tall and 5 1/4" deep when standing and 6" wide and 4 1/2" high by 1/2" deep when collapsed.
Japanese late Edo or early Meiji Period iron heron OKIMONO figure. He iron heron is wonderfully and simply done, standing on one leg. Unsigned and with no storage box. The heron stands 11 3/4" tall and 7 1/4" wide and 4 1/4" deep.
Japanese Early 20th century bronze vase. The vase is of bulbous form with wide neck and rim. The vase has a small geometric design on the front and back done in relief. Made by KATORI HOZUMA (1874-1954). Comes with original artist box. Signature of artist, HOZUMA on base. 9" tall by 7" wide at its widest.
Japanese Meiji Period bronze USUBATA vase. The vase sits on a tripod base and has the design in silver inlays of a small rocky island with pine trees under the moonlight and with the ocean with waves around it. Stamped KAMETANI on the bottom. The vase measures 11 1/2" tall, 12 3/4" diameter at top and 7 1/2" diameter at base.
Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The vase has a poet on the front and bamboo and plum blossoms on the reverse. The handles are done in the shape of stylized elephant heads. Beautifully done with gold, silver and SHAKUDO inlays. Unsigned. The vase measures 13" tall and 8" wide at the handles.