A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu
A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu
A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu
A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu
A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu

A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger by Tsunematsu

c. 1890 Japan

Offered by Wick Antiques Ltd

£49,500 gbp
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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.”
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常光作 Jōkō saku
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