late c19th japanese patinated bronze lion study on carved rootwood stand

Late C19th Japanese patinated bronze lion study on carved root-wood stand.



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MLBO 1410


Late C19th Japanese patinated bronze lion study on carved root-wood stand . Good scale and well-detailed powerful study of a roaring, prowling male lion on 'a rocky outcrop'. Well-selected root-wood base of naturalistic form. Meiji period (1868-1912) with small foundry seal cast mark to underside of belly .Good consistent mid-brown patination with no wear or rubbing . L (of bronze) 16" x H 7" . Overall W(on base )19" x H 12" x D 10". Japan c.1890.
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