Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko
Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko

Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko

1868 to 1912 Japan

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A fine Japanese mixed metal okimono, by Akasofu Gyoko, Meiji Period, c. 1890. Cast as a Samurai holding aloft a large crystal pearl. Patinated in various bronze alloys, with the details of his attire heightened in gilt. He wears a detachable katana, and holds a detachable naginata in his left hand.
Set upon a hardwood stand.
Inscribed signature on a gilt tablet.
Excellent original condition. No repatination. No damage. No restoration.
Dimensions
Height 47.00 cm (18.50 inches)
Medium
Bronze.
Signed/Inscribed
Inscribed signature Akasofu Gyoko.
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