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Japanese Bronze Zogan Vase with Onagadori
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Japanese Bronze Zogan Vase with Onagadori

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1168772
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A simple bronze with mixed metal applied to the surface utilizing the method known as zogan where gold and silver is used to apply the decoration and is fired on the surface. The motif is a plum branch with a bird known as an onagadori which is similar to a rooster, but is a distinct bird found in Japan. Piece is signed by Mitsufune. Age: 20th century/ Diameter: 2.25" Heigh: 6.25"