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Japanese Antique Bronze Articulated Okimono Crab

Japanese Antique Bronze Articulated Okimono Crab


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1920: Item # 1342634

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An articulated bronze sculpture of a crab, its incised work and modeling naturalistically rendered. These unbelievable moveable sculptures, in great demand during Meiji times are still heralded today as marvels in Japanese ingenuity. This bronze crab, an excellent version of the genre, is in very good condition with all moving parts intact. Width: 7.5” Meiji Period, Japan.