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Fish flower vase


Item code : EDC073

Size 16.5 x 7.5 cm
Date Meiji (1868 - 1912)


Late 18th century flower vase designed as a fish emerging from waves of water. The opened mouth is pointed to the top. It might be an image of a carp and it's legendary effort to climb up to the source of a waterfall. According to the legend, the ones that made it, became dragon.


Very good.