Bronze tiger 3/4 life size

£ 38,500.00

Date:

c. 1890

Origin:

Japan

Dimensions:

Height 25.00 inch. Width 56.00 inch. Depth 10.00 inch.

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A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger, The bronze body patinated to imitate the distinctive stripes of a tiger’s skin, with inset orange glass eyes. Signed in a seal tsunematsu. On a carved hardwood base.

Provenance: Mark: 常光作 Jōkō saku — also pronounced Tsunemitsu saku.

“This was a workshop in Tokyo, specialized in bronze casted elephants, tigers etc, made for export purposes around 1900.”

Signed/Inscribed: 常光作 Jōkō saku

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