Large Antique Bronze Swallows Cherry Blossom Branch Relief Ikebana Vase
Swallows and Cherry Blossoms are already an excellent combination, but add them to an Antique Bronze Ikebana Vase and you have a masterpiece! This gorgeous work of art features exceptional detailing from top to bottom including branch-like handles and warm patina. Even without flowers, it is a sculptural and ornamental piece! Wherever this vase resides, it carries nature's inspired beauty and artistic vision with it.
A large bronze ikebana vase likely missing the “Usubata” style wide, rimmed tray, Japanese, early 20th century. Swallows and cherry blossoms are in relief on both sides, with background etched in detail and “branch” handles. Applied relief and etched details at base, applied patina. Unsigned.
Condition: Excellent condition without any major scuffs or scratches. Less than expected wear for age.
Size: 10 1/4" height; 9 1/2” length; 7 1/2” width; 5 1/4" max opening diameter
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