Meiji Antique Japanese Bronze Vase Signed Yoshida Zo

$375.00

A lovely, finely crafted antique Japanese bronze vase from the late Meiji Era (1868-1912). Decorated in high relief with a serene nature scene featuring several flowers and bees.

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Description

ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE VASE SIGNED YOSHIDA ZO c1880

A lovely, finely crafted antique Japanese bronze vase from the late Meiji Era (1868-1912). Decorated in high relief with a serene nature scene featuring several flowers and bees. The elongated leaves of the flowers gracefully wrap around the vase. The bees meander gently through the delicate vegetation, evoking a sense of calmness and serenity. The upper rim features a simple geometric pattern that wraps around the vase. On the contrary, the base avoids embellishment and instead chooses a simple and unadorned look. Artist signed on the base of the piece. The vase bears the mark of Yoshida Zo.

A carved wooden base accompanies the antique Japanese bronze vase. The sharp angles serves as a strong contrast to the simplicity of the piece.

The mark , reading across from the left in three lines as follows:
大日本  –  Dai Nippon – Imperial Japan
吉田造  –  Yoshida Zo – Made by Yoshida
京都     –  Kyoto            – Kyoto

 

Dimensions:

This antique Japanese bronze vase measures approximately 10 1/8″ Tall x 5 1/2″ Diameter (at the widest point).

Additionally, the top opening measures approximately 4 1/2″ Diameter.

Lastly, the included wooden base measures approximately 4″ in Diameter.

 

Condition:

Pre-owned, this item is in Good condition with some wear commensurate with age. This heavy piece bears several dings and some irregularity to the rim and base. Next, a small hole is visible just below the neck of the vase. Additionally, minor pitting is also present. Lastly, we ask that you view the included photos as they are an important part of our description.