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Antique Japanese Bronze Mizusashi with Waves

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1910: Item # 1315928
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Antique Japanese bronze mizusashi with lid, decorated with waves. The mizusashi is a vessel used during the Japanese tea ceremony to hold water. The body of the container has a dragon's head on each side with a bronze ring. The lid is decorated with a band of waves, the handle is rounded. Meiji period, 1868-1912. True original bronze Vessal It measures 10" tall with lid, 6.5" wide at opening 11" at widest point (dragon to dragon handle).