HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE
HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE

HIGHLY DECORATIVE JAPANESE ONLAID MIXED METAL VASE

c. 1900 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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As part of our Japanese art collection we are delighted to offer this highly decorative and finely detailed onlaid bronze vase , the bronze ground is a light caramel colour lending itself as a perfect backdrop to the multitude of mixed metal decoration that has been painstakingly onlaid to the surface , the main body is profusely decorated with birds, bees , butterflies and dragonflies amidst mixed metal flora and ferns ,the insects in particular are finished in fine detail using gold,silver,shakudo and shibuichi to help bring the subjects to life , the elongated neck is further decorated with a band of reddish bronze alloy , hammered and then onlaid with styalised gold and silver detailing , a very fine highly unusual Japanese work of art from the Meiji period.

The condition is lovely throughout.
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Dimensions
Height 30.50 cm (12.01 inches)
Width 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
Weight 1584.00g (50.93oz t)
Medium
BRONZE MIXED METALS
Signed/Inscribed
1900
Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)
Dorset
United Kingdom

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