Okimono - bronze - Heavy usubata flower vase in the shape of a gentle looking boy with several silverinlaid decorations - Japan - Taishō period (1912-1926)

Description
Okimono - bronze - Heavy usubata flower vase in the shape of a gentle looking boy with several silverinlaid decorations - Japan - Taishō period (1912-1926)
Very good condition, see description - 28×31.8×31.8 cm

Yellow-brown bronze usubata flower vase in 2 parts. A boy with long nicely detailed hair lifting the vase part of the usubata on his shoulder, marked at the back: Eizan. The top surface of the upper part of the vase is silver inlaid with silver, depicting a phoenix bird and a paulownia tree twig. Very nice patina with some very light traces of age and use. The young boy has a soft and gentle expression. In many places, his robe is silver encrusted with some abstracted decorations of waves, pine trees and geometrical patterns. Meiji – Taisho Period.
H.: 28 cm; D.: 31.8 cm;
6.75 kg

Lot details
Object
Okimono
Material
bronze
Period
Taishō period (1912-1926)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Heavy usubata flower vase in the shape of a gentle looking boy with several silverinlaid decorations
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
28×31.8×31.8 cm
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