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Exceptional Antique Japanese Bronze Temple Mizubachi

Exceptional Antique Japanese Bronze Temple Mizubachi

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1177375

Please refer to our stock # pd483 when inquiring.
Kodo Arts
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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku

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Museum quality Edo Period C.1860 zen temple mizubachi. Lost wax cast with a great dragon spout in grand detail and spectacular shishi mythical lion ornament on the top of the lid. The diaper motif on the base is in raised relief and equally spectacular. The spigot on the dragon head is permanent so we are assuming that there was a constant water flow. Very slight indentation on one of the hanging jewels but so slight you can only see at the right angle. H:51cm x W: 43cm. Ask for shipping quote.