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Antique Japanese Usubata Flower Vase
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Antique Japanese Usubata Flower Vase

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1145691
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A splendid antique Japanese usubata or flower vase used in ikebana. The surface of the piece is covered with a red coating to mimic cinnabar lacquer. The images of pheasants and peacocks surround the body of the vase. The sides are elephants and the legs are formed from a mythical beast. Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912) Size: Diameter 13" Height: 11.25"