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Japanese candlestick
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Cat. No: IC74-1012

Candlestick of bronze, being an ornamental adaptation of the traditional Japanese crane on turtle candlestick, tsurukame shokudai, with the turtle-base replaced by a smaller crane and a small turtle on a lotus-pad. Early 20th century, Japan. L base 17.00 cm. H 31.00 cm. Acquired: Brussels.

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