Elephant
Elephant
Elephant
Japanese bronze, Meiji Era 1868-1912

Huge Japanese Meiji bronze sculpture of an elephant.

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. Made for the export market, late 19th century (middle Meiji period).
Very good condition
Dimensions
Height 68.00 cm (26.77 inches)
Width 95.00 cm (37.40 inches)
Medium
Bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Signed Genryusai SEIYA zô 源龍斎誠谷造
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