Japanese Antique Copper Wall Plaque
- Date Listed08/12/2019
https://japanesemythology.wordpress.com/frog-solar-symbolism-and-other-meanings/ Size 41w X 33h cm This is a fine example of Japanese copper craftsmanship. Japanese Antique Copper Wall Plaque : please view photographs. Slight crack on left hand side but it is not visible unless you are looking for it. There are many species of frogs in Japan as a result of flooding rice fields in Japanese agriculture. These creatures are often used in poetry and art, and are sometimes carried by travellers to make sure they return home safely from their journeys. The word ‘frog’ in Japanese means ‘return’, which is why the frog is considered a Japanese lucky animal and seen as good fortune in things returning. Number inscribed on the reverse side. Quality craftsmanship Material :copper on bronze. Heavy item..
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