Friday, September 20, 2013

Mixed Culture

French & Japanese


“Instead of being afraid of the challenge and failure, 
be afraid of avoiding the challenge and doing nothing.” 
-Soichiro Honda

A pair of bronze vases with French ormolu mounts Meiji period (late 19th century) Each vase finely cast and chiseled with a central encircling band of roundels of the twelve animals of the zodiac. Mounted with fine French gilt top and base supported by four demons holding hammer and chisel. 14¾" High.
seen @ NYC.


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