Japanese Ceramic Koi Carp Vase
In Japanese culture, the koi carp is a highly respected and very symbolic fish that is closely tied to the countrys national identity. The koi carp is thought to be a symbol of luck, prosperity, and good fortune within Japan. The name koi is Japanese for carp.
The Koi Carp is a very famous element in Japanese Culture. The origin comes from a Chinese legend which has been brought to Japan later. It is said that if a Koi fish can jump across a specific waterfall called Ryumon, it will transform into a dragon, which is a symbol of auspicious in Japan.
In Japan, you can find this kind of vase anywhere but this particular vase stands out by its size. This very heavy ceramic Koi Carp vase is a wonderful addition to any garden. The Vase is handcrafted from clay and baked in a traditional wood oven. The baking of the clay has turned the vase in a wonderful reddish color.
• Origin: Japan
• Material: Ceramic
• Age: Vintage
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|0701-0040||65 cm||60 cm||94 cm||Eur 775.00|