Bronze tiger 3/4 life size
Bronze tiger 3/4 life size
Bronze tiger 3/4 life size
Bronze tiger 3/4 life size
Bronze tiger 3/4 life size
Bronze tiger 3/4 life size

Bronze tiger 3/4 life size

c. 1890 Japan

Offered by Wick Antiques Ltd

£49,500 gbp
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A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger, The bronze body patinated to imitate the distinctive stripes of a tiger’s skin, with inset orange glass eyes. Signed in a seal tsunematsu. On a carved hardwood base.

Mark: 常光作 Jōkō saku --- also pronounced Tsunemitsu saku.

“This was a workshop in Tokyo, specialized in bronze casted elephants, tigers etc, made for export purposes around 1900.”
Dimensions
Height 25.00 inch (63.50 cm)
Width 56.00 inch (142.24 cm)
Depth 10.00 inch (25.40 cm)
External Height 31.00 inch (78.74 cm)
External Width 61.00 inch (154.94 cm)
External Depth 20.00 inch (50.80 cm)
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常光作 Jōkō saku
Wick Antiques Ltd

Wick Antiques Ltd
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park
Gosport Street
Lymington
Hampshire
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