Bronze vase iris

Tall dark bronze vase decorated with a bas-relief depicting irises (hanashobu) ; yhe rim with an openwork border with maji-motive.
Bottom marks : : Kakuha-Sei, the mark of Sano Takachika
Kakuha Kanzaemon IX
Japan – Meiji (1868-1912)
Hauteur 40cm – Diamètre 20 cm
Netherlands Private Collection