Japanese Animal Sculptures

Large Late 19th Century Japanese  Bronze Cockerel
Large Late 19th Century Japanese Bronze Cockerel
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork
Bronze
A fine Japanese Meiji period gilt and patinated bronze metalwork figure of a cockerel.
Temple Gardians Sculpture Chichi Set of Two
Temple Gardians Sculpture Chichi Set of Two
Vintage 1910s Japanese Animal Sculptures
Sandstone
Sculpture temple gardians chichi set of two chichi dogs made in glossy sandstone ceramic. Handmade in Japan, Taisho era (1912-1920). Exceptional and unique set of pieces. A/ L 39...
Unusual Meiji Period Bronze of a Tiger and an Alligator by Genryusai Seiya
Unusual Meiji Period Bronze of a Tiger and an A...
Genryusai Seiya
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
An unusual Meiji period bronze of a tiger and an alligator by Genryusai Seiya, the creatures modelled separately with the tiger attempting to pin down the snapping alligator, the pel...
Antique Japanese Root Wood Bird Sculpture
Antique Japanese Root Wood Bird Sculpture
Antique 1890s Japanese Animal Sculptures
Wood
Japanese root wood sculpture of a bird, late 19th century. Dimensions: 16.14 in. H x 19.29 in. W x 6.69 in. D 41 cm. H x 49 cm. W x 17 cm. D.  
Signed Japanese Bronze of a Farmer with an Ox
Signed Japanese Bronze of a Farmer with an Ox
Vintage 1940s Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Bronze
A signed Japanese bronze of a farmer with an ox, the man with a large hat slung over his back walking behind an ox with a bundle of firewood strapped to frame on his back, circa 1940...
Superb Meiji Period Bronze Koro in the Form of a Dove on a Roof Tile
Superb Meiji Period Bronze Koro in the Form of ...
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
A superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile, the bird naturalistically modeled with gilt and shakudo eyes and beak with red nostrils, a section in the back...
Japanese Antique Loveable Puppy Hand-Painted Scroll, 19th Century
Japanese Antique Loveable Puppy Hand-Painted Sc...
Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Animal Sculptures
Paper
A beautiful and compelling Japanese antique hand-painted scroll of a charming puppy worthy of your favourite room. Hand painting on paper in simple soft pleasing colors, signed. ...
Contemporary Japanese Imari Gilded Porcelain Sleeping Cat
Contemporary Japanese Imari Gilded Porcelain Sl...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Animal Sculptures
Gold
Striking contemporary Japanese Imari sleeping cat in fine pure white and porcelain with generous gold details, is inspired by the small wooden sculpture at the entrance of Toshougu s...
Contemporary Japanese Imari Gilded Porcelain Sleeping Cat by Kisen Kiln
Contemporary Japanese Imari Gilded Porcelain Sl...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Gold
Charming contemporary Japanese Imari sleeping cat in fine pure white porcelain with generous gold details, is inspired by the small wooden sculpture at the entrance of Toshougu shrin...
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Sculpture
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Sculpture
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze, Wood
Japanese Meiji period bronze sculpture of lions attacking an elephant.
Japanese Bronze Fowl on Smoky Rock Crystal Base, Signed
Japanese Bronze Fowl on Smoky Rock Crystal Base...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Rock Crystal
Beautiful Japanese bronze fowl mounted on a smoky rock crystal base. Signed.
A Japanese Art Deco Period Patinated Bronze Rabbit, Signed: Kosai Taisho
A Japanese Art Deco Period Patinated Bronze Rab...
Kosai Taisho
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze
A charming and rare model with moderne style. In the form of a crouching rabbit with incised eyes and low relief whiskers, the ears formed into a scroll handle which opens the pierce...
Japanese Lacquer Deer
Vintage 1920s Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Wood
A large wooden Japanese figure of a deer with Wakasa lacquer finish. Early 20th century.
Japanese Iron Horse Head Sculpture Bowl 420 Aft...
Walter Bosse
20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Wrought Iron
Japanese iron horse head bowl - a beautifully designed iron horse sculptural bowl. Handsome enough to sit alone - or for nuts, paperclips, candy, change, 420, etc. Very similar to th...
Meiji Bronze Ducks
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Hardwood, Boxwood
A wonderful Japanese bronze Meiji period study of two ducks mounted on beautifully carved hardwood Nandina and Lilies.
Japan Antique Bronze Rabbit in Unusual Relaxed ...
Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your indoor gallery or private collection space with this very unusual treasure from Japan! This is a hard to find antique solid and f...
Japanese Shi Shi, Kyoto
Antique 19th Century Japanese Folk Art More Asian Art, Objects and Furni...
Wood
Japanese shi shi (lion) from Kyoto. Protector and vehicle for monju buddha. Signed. 1200201-1500010
Bronze Sculpture, Tiger with Cub, Meiji Period
Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze sculpture, tiger with cub, in patinated bronze on a base of hardwood. Japan, Meiji period 1868-1912. Signed. Great quality. (In addition, the height of the base is 5.5 cm).
Foo Dog
Late 20th Century Japanese Hollywood Regency Animal Sculptures
Earthenware
This delightful Japanese crouching foo dog was acquired from a Palm Beach estate and is fabricated in an earthenware/ceramic material and glazed in an apricot and tan coloration.
Antique Japanese Bronze Eagle from the Meiji Pe...
Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Animal Sculptures
Bronze
This fine and naturalistic bronze model is cast into the form of an eagle, who grips into his stump-like perch with long claws as his wings are outstretched.
Pair of 19th Century Raptors, Meiji Period
Antique 19th Century Japanese Sculptures
Bronze
An extremely finely modelled pair of 19th century hawks, even dark brown patina retaining original finishes on contemporary wooden bases, Meiji period. Provenance: The Meiji peri...
Japanese Antique Massive Crab Okimono Sculpture...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Pottery
From our most recent Japanese acquisition travels. One of a pair. A fine genuinely antique Japanese handcrafted multi legged glazed heavy thick pottery crab in an authentic lif...
A Japanese Bronze Sculpture of a Horse
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
With modeled and incised mane and tail, the dynamic horse with alert ears looking to the left, the front right leg held aloft. Very good condition with a rich dark patina. A great e...
A Japanese Lacquer Incense Burner in the Form o...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Metal
An outstanding and rare example of the finest Japanese lacquer. The standing elephant with gilt caparison and a pierced lid with a lotus flower finial, signature on underside of the ...
Japanese Meiji Genryusai Seiya Bronze Elephant ...
Genryusai Seiya
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Japanese Meiji Genryusai Seiya bronze elephant and tigers, circa 1890. This moving and detailed bronze grouping depicts a savage attack by two viscous tigers on an Asian male elep...
Japanese Meiji Period 19th-20th Century Bronze ...
Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
A fine and large Japanese Meiji period 19th-20th century bronze figural incense burner censer depicting an old man riding a donkey - mule. Signed in Japanese. In a brown patina, circ...
Large Japanese Kutani Porcelain Beckoning Cat, ...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Porcelain
This large contemporary beckoning cat is a gilded and hand-painted porcelain piece from the Kutani region of Japan. The cat is adorned with multiple golden medallions and is covered ...
Japanese Kutani Porcelain Sleeping Cat, Gilded ...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Porcelain
This adorable contemporary sleeping cat is a gilded and hand-painted porcelain piece from the Kutani region of Japan. The cat is adorned with multiple golden medallions and is covere...
Japanese Kutani Porcelain Beckoning Cat – Gilde...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Porcelain
This charming left-handed beckoning cat is a gilded and hand-painted porcelain piece from the Kutani region of Japan. The cat is adorned with golden medallions and wears a red kerch...
19th Century Japanese Dragon Finial
Antique 19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
Wood
A 19th century Japanese carved wood decorative architectural finial from the top of a house.
Pair Black and Gold Lion Bookends
20th Century Japanese Art Deco Bookends
Terracotta
A beautiful vintage pair Art Deco style black and gold 'growling' Lion bookends or animal sculptures/decorative objects, with red tongues. Pair are glazed terracotta.
Hirado-Ware Mother and Puppies
Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Subtle and wonderfully painted fur expressive faces.
1970s Fitz and Floyd Giraffes
Fitz and Floyd
Vintage 1970s Japanese Modern Animal Sculptures
Ceramic, Porcelain
Beautiful pair of seated baby giraffes by Fitz and Floyd, Japan. High glaze white bodies and felted bottoms, circa 1970-1980. Measures: Approximately 8" high x 7" x 2 3/4".
Rare Buddhist Carved Base for a Statue, Edo Per...
Antique Mid-17th Century Japanese Edo Animal Sculptures
Wood
Rare and unusual hexagonal Buddhist base for a statue with a recumbent shi-shi (guardian lion dog), gilded and carved with inset glass eyes and painted with mineral pigments. Most ...
Small Meiji Japanese Bronze Figure of a Monkey ...
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Scholar's Objects
Bronze
A small and interesting Okimono bronze figure of a monkey wearing a Kimono. Unsigned but a well-executed and delightfully detailed piece. Pretty flower and petal detail on the arms a...
Bronze Miniature Akita Dog Sculpture from Japan
1990s Japanese Minimalist Animal Sculptures
Bronze
This cool and charming heavy bronze Akido dog sculpture draws your attention with its proud and powerful stature.
Set of Ten Japanese Contemporary Bronze Wall-Mo...
21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Animal Sculptures
Set of ten contemporary Japanese bronze wall-mounted carp. Nine of them with a dark brown patinated finish, and one in polished finish. Their fins with small holes to allow them to b...
Giant Burly Japanese Antique Stone Frog Found I...
20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings
Granite
A delightful opportunity to acquire a rare giant Japanese hand-carved stone frog sculpture fresh from an old Shiga Japan garden and dating to the early 20th century. Look at the fine...
Japanese Edo Period Bronze and Champleve Goose ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Metalwork
Bronze, Enamel, Lacquer
A charming Japanese bronze incense burner in the form a goose or duck, Edo period, mid-19th century. The well cast fowl stands to two webbed feet, its long neck outstretched, head he...
Fine Quality Meiji Period Bronze Okimono of a L...
Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
A fine quality Meiji period bronze okimono of a lobster, realistically modelled and fully articulated. Japanese, circa 1890. Measure: L 16” (41cm).
Superb Three Quarter Lifesize Bronze Tiger by T...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
The bronze body patinated to imitate the distinctive stripes of a tiger’s skin, with inset orange glass eyes. Signed in a seal tsunematsu. On a carved hardwood base.
19th Century Monumental Japanese Censer, Meiji ...
Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Finely cast mythical dragon censer on a rare elephant feet base has removable top and handles, age appropriate patina and light surface wear.
Japanese Meiji Bronze Wild Boar Figure, 19th Ce...
Unknown
Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
A fine and unusual antique Japanese Meiji bronze figure of a wild boar, the body with a detailed patterned relief moulded design. The running male boar has good facial features with ...
Midcentury Rider on Horse Japanese Cast Metal B...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Metal
This is a nice miniature cast metal horse and rider with a bronze finish. It is marked on the underside, made in Japan.
Japan Lovable Pair of Pure White Rabbits with F...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings
Ceramic, Pottery
Mint, signed and boxed Japanese superb pair of lovable fine and heavy ceramic white rabbits okimono. Lovely detailed ears, glass eyes, fur and feet. Attractive craquelure glazing, ...
Bronze Koro 'Japanese Incense Burner' in the Sh...
Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Metalwork
Bronze
Bronze Koro (Japanese incense burner) in the shape of a rooster Removable top.
Art Deco Bronze Elephant Sculpture
20th Century Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Art deco bronze elephant sculpture or object of art retaining its original patina, depicting the familiar circus pose of balancing on a ball. Presented on an abstract bronze stone base.
Art Deco Bronze Sculpture of a Lion Kabuki Shum...
Kabuki Shumei
Vintage 1940s Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Art Deco bronze sculpture of a lion by Kabuki Shumei, Japan Showa period.
Large and Unusual Meiji Period Bamboo and Wood ...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
Large and unusual Meiji period bamboo and wood model of an eagle on a naturalistic base, inset with glass eyes.
Japanese Imari Kutani Gilded Hand-Painted Porce...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics
Porcelain
This attractive Meiji period Japanese old Kutani sleeping cat in fine porcelain is inspired by the small wooden sculpture at the entrance of Toshougu shrine in Nikko, Japan, by the a...
Large Bronze Okimono of a Tiger, Signed, Meiji ...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Japanese Other Animal Sculptures
Bronze
The heavily cast animal modelled striding purposefully with outstretched limbs, the large head raised and with the powerful jaws open as if roaring, with piercing inlaid glass eyes, ...
Finely Carved Horn Netsuke of a Mud Skipper, Ja...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings
Horn
An exquisitely carved, naturalistic figure of a mud skipper climbing out from frothing waters onto a pitcher plant. Exhibiting fine proportions with both translucent & opaque russet ...
19th Century, Meiji Period, Japanese Bronze Scu...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century Japanese Other Animal Sculptures
Bronze
19th century, Meiji period, Japanese bronze sculpture of a tiger and crocodile. Measures: H 144cm x W 114cm.
Tall Pair of Midcentury Foo Dogs
Mid-20th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
A beautiful tall pair of yellow Midcentury foo dog sculpture decorative objects or bookends, circa mid-20th century, Japan. Sold as a set/pair. Excellent condition. Each measure: 1...
19th Century Japanese Edo Period Deer Form Bron...
Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
A stunningly elegant Japanese bronze censer in the form of a spotted deer, Edo period, early 19th century. The animal portrayed standing on impossibly spindly legs, seeming to almost...
Japanese Antique Bronze Model of an Elephant an...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Meiji period, depicting an elephant being attacked by two tigers, with Japanese mark on the base. Rendered in impressive naturalistic detail, this charming model dates to the Japa...
Funk Pottery Elephant Sculpture by Mutsuo Yanag...
Yanagihara Mutsuo
Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
A wonderfully expressive and masterfully executed hand-thrown unique ceramic Funk-movement sculpture, the cup and elephant-head handle having an iridescent gun metal glaze and the ap...
Carved Japanese Figure of a Cat Playing with a ...
Antique 1890s Japanese Animal Sculptures
Wood
A well carved Japanese wooded figure of a cat playing with a dogfish. Signature tablet to the base.  
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