Japanese Bronze Vase with Mandarin Ducks Relief Image
Japanese antique bronze vase decorated with relief image
of a pair of Mandarin duck on the old cherry tree blossoming
above the stream. Gold and silver cherry blossoms and old
tree trunk are engraved artistically as well as lovely
birds on a branch.
IMandarin ducks represent peace, fidelity, and plentiful
offspring. And because these ducks mate for life.
for these reasons, pairs of mandarin ducks called wedding
ducks in Japan and images of Mandarin Ducks are often
given as wedding gifts.
About 1920's, Taisho period
Excellent condition with no damage.
Dimensions: 21 cm / 8.3 inches high
Bronze, relief, engraving, silver, gilding, tinting.
Signed vy artist on a vase's base.
Price: US$ 860.00
*Shipping fee US $ 120 - 130.00