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Japanese Bronze Figure of a Lady Selling Fish
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Japanese Bronze Figure of a Lady Selling Fish


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1210677
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 $4,500.00 
A fine and interesting bronze sculpture of a lady selling fish. The figure is holding a basket of fish with a humorous looking octopus wanting to jump out of the basket. Often during the Meiji period, figures from daily life such as sellers of various produce and products were created for the Euro-American market where the charm and simplicity appealed to collectors. The base contains a cartouche seal of the artist, Seikoku. Age: Late Meiji- Taisho Period Size: length 9" width 8" height 19.5"