Japanese Brass Sculpture, Crane And Tortoise
Japanese Brass Sculpture, Crane And Tortoise
Japanese Brass Sculpture, Crane And Tortoise


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Asian ➔ Japanese Brass Sculpture, Crane And Tortoise

Identifier:
38506
Description:
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.
Materials:
Brass
Dimensions:
10.5" h 2.75" w 4.25" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. E. F. Sweet
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
J is for Japan ()
Maker/Donor
Mrs. Edwin F. Sweet
Related Place
Japan