An antique Japanese traditional brass vase with a round, squat bulbous shape and small neck. It is encircled by a single koi (carp) fish swimming in waves in low relief. The eye is set in copper. It could be used for ikebana flower arranging.
Late Edo (1603-1868) | Late 19th century
Width 12.5 Depth 12.5 Height 8.5 inches