Japanese bronze vase ikebana basket signed Toun Meiji period

Japanese bronze vase ikebana basket signed Toun Meiji period

Code: 10093

Dimensions:

W: 10cm (3.9")H: 35cm (13.8")D: 6.5cm (2.6")

£4,500.00 Approx $6189.82, €5269.32

Japanese bronze vase cast as an ikebana basket decorated with birds, butterflies and insects signed in a rectangular reserve Toun chū 渡雲鋳
Meiji period 1868-1912.

The artist Kimura Toun 木村渡雲 also known as Murata Seimin II, studied under Murata Seimin I. His works are found in the Mesdag Collection at the Hague and in the Musee Cernuschi in Paris.