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Bronze Okimono. Omori Misumoto. Meiji Period.


£4,350 | $6,062 USD | €5,069 EUR
Item Number: SA761364
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Philip Carrol Antiques
This antique has been viewed 26 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A fine and large Japanese bronze okimono, Omori Mitsumoto (Kogetsu) Saku, Meiji Period. Finely cast, as an elephant throwing a tiger with his trunk, whilst a further tiger is trapped beneath him. The details of the elephants skin, and tigers stripes finely rendered, and all the animals furnished with glass eyes.
Set upon the original hard wood stand.
Signed Omori Misumoto Saku, within a rectangular cartouche, to the base.
This is a particulary finely observed and worked example of one of the most popular subjects in Japanese sculptural art.
Height including stand 68.6 cm, 27.
Height of okimono 50 cm, 19 5/8.
Width of okimono 39.5 cm, 15 1/2.
Condition: Excellent. No damage. No repair.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 68.6 cm (27.0")
Width = 50 cm (19.7")
Depth = 39.5 cm (15.6")

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Philip Carrol Antiques
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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