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Small bronze sculpture of tiger, Japan 19th century

Small bronze sculpture of tiger, Japan 19th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 940791

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Small figure of a tiger, sitting on a rocky base, tail curled around his haunches, his head up as if picking up a scent. Cast in two pieces, but securely mounted. Signed on bottom: Shohoken. Japan, Nagasaki?, Edo period.
Height: ca. 3.1 inches (7.8 cm).
Fine condition. Some scratches on the bottom.