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Bronze mirror, kagami, cranes, turtle, pine, Japan 19th / 20th c.

Bronze mirror, kagami, cranes, turtle, pine, Japan 19th / 20th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1301919

Please refer to our stock # 10797 when inquiring.
 $390.00 
Round, cast bronze mirror, with the design of the central turtle and two cranes touching beaks, underneath a large pine tree. Surrounding them are chrysanthemums, a minogame and three young cranes. This is an image of the island Horai, symbol of longevity. Towards the lower right, against the edge the auspicious words ‘tenka ichi’. Silvered bronze. Japan, Meiji period, late 19th or early 20th century.

Diameter: 4-7/8 inches; height: ca. ½ inch.

Fine condition