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Bronze Okimono Of A Chin Dog

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 911870

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A solid bronze sculpture of a striding Japanese chin dog wearing a ruffled collar, its tail raised high. Realistically modeled, its body is carved and chiseled with its fur cascading along its sides and below its chin. The dog's pleasing facial features are certain to melt the heart of any animal lover. This bronze okimono is in excellent condition with no dents, damage or restoration. Shohi signature cartouche can be found on the underside. Length: 12.5" 19th Century, Japan