Three (3) bronze Chinese / Japanese items. 1st item: Pair of Japanese gilt bronze or brass vases, each with engraved and applied relief decoration of birds among cattails in a landscape setting. 8" H. Meiji period, late 19th century. 2nd item: Circular bronze footed low bowl, possibly a bulb bowl, with band of raised fret and stylized dragon decoration to exterior. 3" H x 12" dia. Japanese or Chinese, probably 19th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Vases: Stubborn old tape residue around bases. One vase has a 1/2" dent to one bird; another bird on the same vase is missing its beak. Wear and apparent solder repairs to undersides of bases. Bowl: Excellent condition with nice patination.
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