Okimono

Okimono LARGE Tiger RARE Provenance Bronze Gold Mixed Metal

Okimono LARGE Tiger RARE Provenance Bronze Gold Mixed Metal


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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1397409
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UNUSUALLY LARGE BRONZE OKIMONO OF A TIGER Japanese, Late Meiji Period: 1868-1912 Height: 13 inches (33 cm) Length: 15 inches (38 cm) Weight: 68 pounds (30.8 kg) Condition: Excellent Provenance: Kevin Page Oriental Art, New Bond Street, London. Paid $400,000. Said to be commissioned as a gift for the commander of the first Japanese-built battleship and displayed in his cabin quarters. (no written or pictorial verification) Please e-mail with any questions or to make offer. Seated, the upper body turned to the side, head raised, snarling mouth open revealing a red tinted tongue; silver and gold inlaid wire whiskers and shakudo and gold inlaid eyes. signed Kiritsu Kosho Kaisho Co. / Dai Nihon Kako tsukuru