Presented for sale is a large museum quality 19th century Japanese gilt bronze jardinière. The jardinière exhibits incredible detail with elephant head mounts and three-dimensional panels depicting animals and gardens. There is not a surface on this piece that is not cast and hand chiseled in fine detail.
The pumpkin-shaped jardinière rests on a round platform foot. The piece is extremely heavy approximately 100 pounds; crating is recommended for shipment. It is in very good condition and can be displayed on the floor or mounted on a sturdy stand, table, or base. It is a true conversation piece of rare quality and workmanship.
Size: 16 ½” Height by 24” Diameter (approximately).