These elongated, baluster-shaped bronze vases were undoubtably made for the export market, or for use in a Western-style interior found in a Japanese house. The busy design, which covers the vases front and back, is more Victorian in style than Japanese.

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Anomymous gift

Bronze inlaid with copper alloy
1989.Ee.2-3
© The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts


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