69A  Intandane Liverpool Chinese Tribal 利物浦 中国 部落

Rare Signed  Bronze Crane, Ming Dynasty, possibly Jiajing (1522-1566)

Rare Signed Bronze Crane, Ming Dynasty, possibly Jiajing (1522-1566)

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700: Item # 1295126

Please refer to our stock # 1082 when inquiring.
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
View Seller Profile
75 Renshaw Street
Liverpool, L1 2SJ, United Kingdom
(+44) 0151 708 8873

Guest Book
 Price on Request 售价待询 
A rare and finely cast bronze Crane made in Ming dynasty China (1368 - 1644). Cranes were most popular on blue and white ceramics during the reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566) but, although similarly modelled duck form censers bearing the Jiajing reign mark are not unusual, bronze cranes from this period are extremely rare. Unusually, this item carries a makers mark which reads "Ri Xin". Condition - excellent - there are minor losses (to the tail) probably sustained at the time of casting but no damages, repairs or restoration. For many additional pictures please view #1114 in our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk 35.5 cm (14 inches) high. Weight 2.2kg (4lb 12oz).