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Turtle and Two Cranes

Turtle and Two Cranes


Turtle & Cranes, Taishou Period Japan (1912-1926).

20” long x 18” high, Mixed metal casting.

  • Turtle & Cranes

    The revered Tsuru (red-crested crane), a common subject in Asian art, is a symbol of fidelity and longevity in all of Asia. In Japanese mythology, the crane is said to live for 1000 years, and the sea turtle for 10,000 years.

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