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Japanese Antique Bronze & Parcel Gilt Sculpture of a Samurai

Japanese Antique Bronze & Parcel Gilt Sculpture of a Samurai


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1920: Item # 1340156

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A bronze and partial-gilt sculpture of an animated samurai garbed in traditional wartime armor wielding a huge mallet over his head. With extensive detailing throughout, the warrior’s robes and trousers emblazoned with chidori, cranes and hollyhock crests. The impressive sculpture stands on a gold-lacquered wood stand, characteristic of the artist. The samurai is in excellent condition with no damage. Signature plaque on reverse side is of the celebrated Meiji Period metallurgist Miyao Eisuke. Height: 13” Meiji Period, Japan