Japanese bronze vase with wild goose and moon signed Iida Meiji period

Japanese bronze vase with wild goose and moon signed Iida Meiji period

Code: 10153

Dimensions:

W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 12.5cm (4.9")Di: 3.5cm (1.4")

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Japanese bronze vase decorated with a silvered wild goose flying under the full moon which represents the peak of the Autumn season signed in chiselled characters Iida sei 飯田製, Meiji period 1868-1912.

The goose 雁 appears frequently in Japanese folk tales, poems and literature and was often featured in paintings on folding screens.