Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) mix-metal inlaid in bronze Vase. The Vase is inlaid with silver, gold, copper, and shakudo . The Vase has elephant heads shaped handles. Both sides of the vase are finely decorated with beautiful gold fruits on silver branches and partially gilded leaves . The opposite side has gold grapes with silver branches and copper and shakudo inlaid leaves. The neck of the vase has beautifully inlaid multi-metal decorations.
The elephant handles have gold -inlaid eyes and silver eyebrows and tasks.
There are decorations with gold, copper and silver inlays on the bottom of the Vase.
The vase is in outstanding condition with no losses.
10 1/4" tall x 5 1/2" D