A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya
A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya
A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya
A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya

A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya

c. 1890 Japan

Offered by Wick Antiques Ltd

£16,500 gbp
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A very fine bronze tiger by Genryusai Seiya,

The bronze body patinated to imitate the distinctive stripes of a tiger’s skin, with inset orange glass eyes. Signed in a seal Seiya sei. On a hardwood base.
Footnote: Genryusai Seiya was the master craftsman in charge of a workshop which specialized in export wares of the highest quality. Production included human genre figures, vases and exotic bronze models of animals probably influenced by the opening of Tokyo Zoological Gardens in 1882.
Dimensions
Height 54.00 inch (137.16 cm)
Width 36.00 inch (91.44 cm)
Medium
Bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Seiya sei
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