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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    dated 1719 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast and chased bronze

  • Museum number:

    481A-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bronze cast and chased vase with a cylindrical body decorated with applied dragons in high relief. The trumpet shaped mouth is ornamented with the Tokugawa crest, with inscriptions and flowers. The feet are in the shape of monster's heads resting on circular bases.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

dated 1719 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cast and chased bronze

Dimensions

Height: 52.25 in Taken from Register, Diameter: 26.5 in Base. Taken from register

Descriptive line

Cylindrical bronze vase decorated with dragons in high relief, flowers and inscriptions and the Tokugawa crest, Japan, dated 1719

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Crests; Flowers (plants)

Categories

Architecture

Collection

East Asia Collection

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