Kanamori Sosichi Bronze Vase

Metalwork

A Japanese bronze vase of baluster form with a flared rim, cast in relief with boar hunting under a pine tree in a mountain landscape, the reverse with hunters chasing rabbits and monkeys, the neck and base decorated with stylised ho-o and dragons amongst clouds, details inlaid with gold and silver, double dragon handles, the base pierced with stylised bats, engraved mark Dai Kanamori Sosichi sei,

53cm with detachable liner

Circa. 1880

Kanamori Sosichi (1821-1892) opened a copper-ware shop in Onmadashi-machi at the age of 23. Improving the quality of his copper-ware, he quickly began to design original and new products. He received a prize at the Vienna Expo held in 1873 and became world famous.

4569

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