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19c Japanese bronze MIMIKUCHI vase

19c Japanese bronze MIMIKUCHI vase


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1334988
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19th century Japanese bronze vase of mimikuchi shape with classic spiral design on the body. Bronze mimikuchi (“handle-mouth” - vase with 2 large hadles starting from the mouth) derives its shape and decoration from ancient ceramics, and were made in Japan starting from at least 17th century. Beautifully made, very pleasing shape, nice patina. Height 3 7/8 inches.