This exquisite bronze dish is a true piece of Japanese artistry. With a signature of Meiji or Showa period, this antique original brush wash dish is made from premium quality bronze. The dish is a perfect representation of Japanese culture and craftsmanship, crafted with utmost precision and attention to detail with a rich patina. There are four crabs cast around a shallow dish each with a large claw upright positioned to hold a brush. Signed in Japanese by the artist on the base. Diameter : 4.5 in (11.5 cm).