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Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Flower Vessel

Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Flower Vessel

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1900: Item # 713387

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Kyoto, Japan
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Uniquely figured diamond shaped bronze 'suiban' flower vessel for ikebana flower arrangement. Lovely Meiji Period c.1885 bronze featuring hexagonal diaper pattern representing tortoise shells and long life. Ever since the Nara Period, stylized tortoise shells have been a popular diaper design in Japanese art. Very rare design for a suiban flower vessel; most are rectangular. Excellent condition. c.1885. (18" x 13") (45cm x 32cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $110.