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Exceptional Large Japanese Bronze & Mixed Metal Tiger On Stand - Maruki Company


£12,500 | $16,644 USD | €14,163 EUR
Item Number: SA578258
Date of manufacture: 1890
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Steve Sly Japanese Works of Art


As part of our Japanese art collection we are delighted to offer this unusual and high quality Meiji period 1868-1912 , Okimono of a prowling Tiger by the highly regarded Maruki company, the exquisite bronze casting has been decorated with contrasting striations in relief throughout the cats body, his whiskers and claws are also in relief and of a different coloured alloy, the eyes are particularly striking having been decorated in Gold and Shakudo, the artist Atsuyoshi has certainly captured the Tiger in a very stylised pose with much movement throughout, he stands on his original carved rootwood base, the bronze is signed to the underside in an oval cartouche, this reads the artist name Atsuyoshi and is accompanied by a square seal for the Maruki company .
Condition report:
The Tiger is incredibly chunky and heavy at approx 18kg, and is in fantastic condition throughout , the wooden base is separate and also heavy quality and is in immaculate condition for its age.
Approximate sizes:
Length: 33" 84 cm Tiger 27" 69 cm
Height: 16" 40 cm Tiger 12.5" 32 cm
Depth: 13.5" 34 cm Tiger 11" 28 cm
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Height = 40 cm (15.7")
Width = 69 cm (27.2")
Depth = 34 cm (13.4")

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Steve Sly Japanese Works of Art
Stags Head Antiques Ltd
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