Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze cylindrical vase c1900. Decorated in detailed high relief with an encircling dragon chasing the elusive flaming pearl. Greek-key band beneath the rim. The body of the vase is patinated in a dark chestnut colour with the dragon contrasted in a darker brown patination. Exceptionally fine chasing and finishing to the applied dragon. Signed with an eight-character mark to the base. The vase is 30.5 cm in height.

Japanese Meiji Period Signed Bronze Dragon Vase

SKU: OC121