Antique Japanese large bronze vase in the form of a round lotus leaf. It sits on top of a smaller lotus leaf on a hexagonal base. Each side of the base has birds in relief flying over waves. Likely from a Buddhist temple. The lotus blooming from out of the mud represents enlightenment.
Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 15 1/2″ high x 20 1/4″ wide