Permanent Collection

  • Late 19th century
  • Japanese, Meiji era
  • Height: 10 in.
  • Bronze

These bronzes were purchased by Henry Plant for the Tampa Bay Hotel.  Early photographs show them in the Men’s Writing and Reading Room. Below they are located on the mantel.

Ginger jar vases with applied copper alloy and silver decorations of flowers, leaves and birds with polychrome patination. 
Accession number: 1933.001.009 & 1998.157
Photo credit:  Win Wolloff