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Early C20th large pair of Japanese bronze life size cranes


Code: R0485


H: 58.5" (148.6 cm)W: 25" (63.5 cm)D: 14" (35.6 cm)

An impressive early C20th large pair of Japanese bronze cranes; life size with a verdigris patination; realistically sculptured with detailed feathers, scaled legs and webbed feet.  The large male bird standing alert with his neck and head raised; the female with her neck arched in a pruning position.  The underside of the feet have the unusual and useful feature of iron stakes to go into the ground to hold firm.
Japanese circa 1920
Good condition
Dimensions (ins) 58.5 high and 48 high; 25 wide x 14 deep