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Stunning 19th Century Japanese Bronze Fully Articulated Spiny Lobster

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1310734
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Unusual Japanese antique fully articulated Southern pacific spiny lobster. Hand forged out of solid bronze. Each piece is wonderful detailed and very true to nature. All ten legs and long antenna and articulated with multiple joints on each leg. Exquisitely crafted, showing off a very high skill of the metal worker.
For a similar example, see Meiji No Takara, Metalwork II, number 112.
Original eyes with no missing pieces. High quality custom iron stand is included.

Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

15" long with antennae outstretched
8" long with antennae folded Back towards the tail
9 1/2" wide