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Antique Japanese Bronze Ewer

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1234822
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An antique Japanese bronze water pot or ewer decorated and shaped in the style emulating Chinese Shang dynasty bronzes. The tripod leg often is referring to the ding where it was thought that these vessels were used to serve wine. Has a Kanji charactor on base that can be translated to men "to offer". Age: Meiji Period Size: Diameter 11.5" Height 13.5"