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Large Meiji Period, Miyao Bronze and Enamel Warrior Holding a Clock

$42,336.07

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A fine quality Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) bronze warrior with gilded highlights, holding aloft a Cloisonné enamel ball, depicting wonderful mythical creature in bold colours with an inset eight day duration clock that chimes on the hour. Signed; Miyao. The Miyao Company of Yokohama, under its founder Miyao Eisuke, was a prolific producer of medium to large-scale patinated and gilded bronze ornamental sculptures. These works often depicted characters from Japanese legend and mythology and as such appealed both to the Japanese market, where the subject matter would be clearly understood, and the Western market where the sheer exoticism of the subject matter together with fine workmanship would appeal.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    PatinatedBronze,Enamel
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Slight professional restoration to the enamel.
  • Seller Location
    Brighton, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1227215068461

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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