Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century
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Japanese Bronze Figure of a Crane on a Turtle, 19th Century

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A good quality loss wax bronze with lovely patina.

This figure represent 'longevity' & 'conjugal happiness'. The crane (tsuru) is said to live 1000 years, while the turtle (kame) is considered to have a lifespan of 10,000 years. The crane chooses its partner for life, while the turtle is capable of great friendship.

22cm tall