Japanese bronze and mixed metal Vase. Signed Yamamoto zo, and Kosen. Meiji Period.


A fine Japanese bronze and mixed metal vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Signed Yamamoto zo, and Koken. The bronze vase, onlaid in silver, shakudo, and other mixed alloys, with cranes in flight, above further cranes wading along a river, amongst plants. The details finely rendered, with the feathers particularly well delineated. All upon a russet patinated ground.
Engraved signature to reverse and base - Yamamoto zo (Made by Yamamoto)山本造 and Kōken 幸扇.
Height - 24 cm, 9 1/2”.
Condition - Excellent. No damage. No restoration.
A further example of this artists work can be found in the Khalili Collection ‘Metalwork II’ plate 89.

Literature: Khalili Collection ‘Metalwork II’ plate 89.

Medium: Bronze

Signed/Inscribed: Engraved signature to reverse and base - Yamamoto zo (Made by Yamamoto)山本造 and Kōken 幸扇.

Height:  24 cm, 9.45"

Condition: Excellent. No damage. No restoration.

£2,950

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