Kathleen Blatz Estate Find. JAPANESE BRONZE CANDLESTICK CRANE ON DRAGON TURTLE WITH LOTUS FLOWERS. This is an old Japanese bronze candlestick in the form of a crane standing on the back of a dragon turtle and holding a strand of lotus foliage in its beak which rises above the bird to form a candle holding lotus blossom. The blossom stem is detachable from the base. Very intricate detailing throughout including the underside of the dragon turtle. The total height is about 8″ and 5 1/2″ to the upper back of the crane with 4″ in width and 3″ deep. Old solder on the legs as seen in the photographs. Overall very good vintage condition. Kathleen Blatz was born in California in 1925. She attended UC Berkeley and later settled in Hollywood to pursue her career, during which time she worked for MGM Studios, American Broadcasting and Samuel Goldwyn Studios. Kathleen Blatz appeared in both film and print and was a screenplay writer for Dragnet, Lock Up, Everglades, Bonanza and other popular shows. Upon her retirement in the 1990s, she surrounded herself with her own artistic endeavors and her extensive art collection of California artists and memorabilia of her many Hollywood friends and achievements. The item “VINTAGE JAPANESE BRONZE CANDLESTICK CRANE ON DRAGON TURTLE WITH LOTUS FLOWERS” is in sale since Thursday, March 28, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques”. The seller is “kitcar5914″ and is located in Corpus Christi, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.
- Type: Candlestick
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Bronze