Leopard
Leopard

GENRYUSAI SEIYA (worked 1868-1912)

Leopard

c. 1890 Japan

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Japanese bronze, Meiji Era 1868-1912

Rare Japanese Meiji bronze sculpture of a Leopard.

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).
excellent condition
Dimensions
Height 15.00 cm (5.91 inches)
Width 40.00 cm (15.75 inches)
Stock Code
TFAD28D
Medium
Bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Signed SEIYA chû 誠谷鑄
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