1939 Japanese Art Deco Okimono Figure of a Bull by Hiramatsu Koshun

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This enameled iron sculpture of a bull by Hiramatsu Koshun has a substantial feel, and a lovely patina which contrasts nicely with the futuristic contours of the figure. A fine example of Japanese Art Deco, a similar example from the Levenson Collection was exhibited in 2012 (Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945) at the Japan Society in New York. The paring down of recognizably bullish details to the bare minimum is handled with great skill and style. It's a beauty.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    1939
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    4 in. H x 7.5 in. W x 2.5 in. D
    10 cm H x 19 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU80913531462
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