Asian ➔ Japanese Brass Sculpture, Crane And Tortoise
Standing crane on top of a turtle figurine. The crane and tortoise are symbols of longevity in Japan, especially when used together.;The crane and turtle, along with the pine tree, are all symbols for longevity. Made for export. Identified by Bennet Bronson, Professor of History, University of Illinois Chicago, IL; tel: 312.665.7832.;The crane and turtle, along with the pine tree, are all symbols for longevity in Japan.