Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. - Antique Arts of Japan

Japanese Antique Multi-Metal Okimono of Confucius


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1341263

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Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A superb and rare sculpture utilizing the finest techniques and materials characterizing the best in Meiji artwork. A majestic silver, shibuichi, shakudo and gold okimono of the revered Chinese philosopher, Confucius. The sage tenderly surveys his acolytes, two adoring children who tug at his classic Chinese robes. Incised signature, Seisetasu Saku on reverse. This extraordinary sculpture is in mint condition. Height: 14.5â€; width: 11†Meiji Period, Japan