A nice dark brown aged patina shows off this classic formed bronze Japanese vase.
A heavy bronze vessel has a dark brown aged patina with the hint of gold on the worn foot ring. The finish is smooth and shows work by tools. It is not a perfect finish but a hands on metal workers finish.
There are Japanese characters etched into the base.
6 3/4" (17.1 cm) tall x 3” (7.6 cm) diameter. Weighs 1 lb 4.7 oz (590 g)
The vase has a hands on finish with small dents, nicks and hammered areas. There are no cracks, or breaks. It has its original dark patina, except where it’s worn around the mouth, base and one area at the waist.
A nice dark, classic shape vase that has age and richness. It will look great in a collection or in the home décor.
Antique Signed Japanese Bronze Vase Edo/Meiji Period 18/19th Century