Japanese 20th century bronze vase. Made by well known Japanese bronze artist, HASUDA SHUGORO (b. 1915 - ). Born in Kanazawa, Japan and graduate of prestigious Tokyo Arts College in 1938. HASUDA SHUGORO has been the recipient of numerous important awards in Japan for his work. In 1991 he was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed box. The vase has the first name of the artist, SHUGORO, etched on the bottom. The vase measures 13 1/2" tall by 3 3/8" wide by 3 3/8" deep.