An excellent pair of gilt bronze sculptures of cranes standing on turtles, depicting an ancient Chinese legend in which, after a major flood, the crane and the turtle help each other to find dry land. Finely cast and chiseled, with gilding largely still intact.
Condition: Very good, no damages or repairs.
This lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail.
- Pair of fine crane and turtle sculptures
- Bronze (gilt)
- Estimated Period
- Late 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 14.5×6×3 cm
- 533 g