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A2980-1 Vase, (one of a pair), bronze, maker unknown, Japan, date unknown. Click to enlarge.

A bronze Japanese vase.

Made in Japan

A bronze vase, with a repousse decoration featuring a peacock and a bird amongst foliage. The body of the vase tapers towards a circular foot at the base. At the top of the vase is a cylindrical elongated neck. The shoulder and foot of the vase feature a repeated decorative inlaid design and the neck of the vase has been inlaid with decorative medallions.

Summary

Object No.

A2980-1

Object Statement

Vase, (one of a pair), bronze, maker unknown, Japan, date unknown

Physical Description

A bronze vase, with a repousse decoration featuring a peacock and a bird amongst foliage. The body of the vase tapers towards a circular foot at the base. At the top of the vase is a cylindrical elongated neck. The shoulder and foot of the vase feature a repeated decorative inlaid design and the neck of the vase has been inlaid with decorative medallions.

Dimensions

Height

600 mm

Production

Made

Japan

Cite this Object

Harvard

A bronze Japanese vase. 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 16 June 2019, <https://ma.as/373028>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/373028 |title=A bronze Japanese vase. |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=16 June 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Reflections of Asia: Collectors and Collections at the Powerhouse Museum.

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