Japanese Bronze-made Okimono with Turtle and Rocks
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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1980: item # 1164074
Please refer to our stock # T-H907 when inquiring.
19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
It is a very impressive copper ornament.
It is the excellent piece which expressed that there were two tortoises on a rocky area along the shore, with skillful metalwork technology.
The artist name is "Ryou-ga" on the lower part on the rocks and backside of the lid of the Tomobako.
Marine seaweed and alga are also expressed by the rock.
A large tortoise can be removed from a rock among two tortoises.
Expert workmanship is also given to the back side and details of the tortoise.
The condition is in excellent, no damage.
It comes with a wooden decoration stand by lacquer made.
There are some damage by old age on the surface of the stand.
It comes with original old wooden kiri-box.
Measurements about : 31cm(12.20")X 21cm(8.26") X 16.8cm(6.61")