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Tiger on rocks between bamboo, wood, Japan, 19th cent.

Tiger on rocks between bamboo, wood, Japan, 19th cent.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 772110

Please refer to our stock # 10497 when inquiring.
 $1,200.00 
Small wooden carving of excellent quality: tiger with flaming groin, looking back and fiercely growling, standing on a rock between stalks of bamboo. Beautiful piece of hard wood, some red color around the mouth, eyes inlaid in brass. Although carved in three dimensions, it is meant to be seen frontally only. Japan, Meiji period, 19th century.
L 18.5 inches (47 cm), H 4.6 inches (11.8 cm).
Few tension cracks without consequences, excellent condition.