A Superb Bonsai Tree Table Sculpture in Bronze Showing a Gnarled Twisted Tree in Winter Mounted on a Specimen Rocky Base Mid 1960s
Bonsai started in Japan in the 6th century. Bonsai or the art of Pen Jung translates to tray planting. Originally, they were a sculptural item to display landscapes including mountains, rivers, rock coves and caves. From the 14th century onwards real trees were grown and highly prized and the art of bonsai flowers through the higher echelon of Japanese society. The bronze bonsai offered here today refers to the original concept and should be prized for their beauty and uniqueness.
Height 65.0cm (25.6in)
Width 40.0cm (15.7in)
Depth 39.0cm (15.4in)