An elegant and very expressive figure of a grey hound in bronze with dark-brown patina. A fine sculpture in naturalistic style. Signed: Yoko-e * with engraved seal. Including signed inscribed kiri-box. Japan, ca. 1960. H 23.5 cm, L 26.5 cm. Condition: Flawless.
* Yoshizumi Yokoe (1887–1962). Important maker of bronze sculpture in the early modern period in Japan. Many public exhibitions in the early Post-War period. Participated in the 1st UNESCO Art Exhibition in 1957. He lived and worked ...click for details
A bronze figure of kneeling young. The bronze has a fine dark patina. Very fine, expressive sculpture in naturalistic style characteristic of human representation in the Post-War period. Signed: Yoshiake.* Japan, ca. 1960–1970. H 22.5 cm. Condition: Excellent.
* Tatekawa Yoshiake (b. 1918). He began his training as a sculptor at the College for Fine Arts in Tokyo in 1940 where he remained for a period of 4 years. Since then he has participated in numerous exhibitions, including the prestigio ...click for details