Japanese Animal Sculptures

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.
Japanese Lacquer Deer
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 Meiji Period 19th-20th Century Bronze Figural Incense Burner Censer
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, Gilded Hand-Painted
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 Hand-Painted Contemporary
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 – Gilded Hand-Painted
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...
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...
19th Century Japanese Dragon Finial
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 of Vintage Black and Gold Lion Bookends
Pair of Vintage Black and Gold Lion Bookends
20th Century Japanese Bookends
Terracotta
A vintage pair Asian back and gold growling Lion sculpture bookends with red tongues. Pair available here online. By request, pair can be made available by appointment to the Trade (...
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".
Japan Hand Carved Signed Puppy Dog 100 Years Ol...
Vintage 1910s Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Japan, a monumental nearly two foot tall and finely hand carved wooden effigy of an unusual and adorable dog from the Taisho Period (1912-1926). Dimensions: 22 inches tall Quality:...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.  
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 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...
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, ...
Temple Gardians Sculpture Chichi Set of Two
Vintage 1910s Japanese Animal Sculptures
Ceramic, 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...
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.
Charming Big White Ears Rabbit from Japan, Good...
Mid-20th Century Japanese Pottery
Bronze, Iron
A charming white bronze or iron rabbit from Japan, hand caste and dating to Mid-Century Modern era, 1950-1960. Well detailed and finely rendered. For the rabbit enthusiast. Great g...
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 midcentury foo dog sculpture decorative objects or bookends, circa mid-20th century, Japan. Sold as a set/pair. Excellent condition. Color is yellow (similar...
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.  
Japan Antique Monkeys Bronze Set Three See, Hea...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
Japanese antique monkeys bronze set three: See, Hear and Speak No Evil, Meiji period (1868-1912) Signed Katsu Iwase with original collector signed wooden box tomobako Here's a wond...
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Elephant Sculpture...
Antique 1860s Japanese Meiji Animal Sculptures
Bronze, Wood
A Japanese Meiji period bronze elephant sculpture on its original burl-wood base. Old repair to the tail; some paint chips to bronze trunk; unsigned.
Japanese Meiji Bronze Sea-Hawk Sculpture
Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
A finely-cast large Japanese Meiji-period bronze sculpture of a sea-hawk with stretched-out wings, made in the 1880s. The eyes are gilded; both wings and the body of the hawk are det...
Vintage Japanese Cast Iron Parrot Sculpture
Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Iron
Vintage Japanese cast iron parrot sculpture, circa 1950s. The piece is quite heavy and measures about 8 inches tall with incredible detail. Wonderful patina in overall very good vint...
Japanese Art Deco Ceramic Dove Sculpture
Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
An Art Deco ceramic sculpture with ox blood colored glaze depicting a dove. Made in the 1920s-1930s in Japan for the French market. Excellent condition with paper label in Japanese; ...
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Bull Table Sculpture...
Alberto and Diego Giacometti, Unknown
Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Iron
For your consideration a pair of iron bull sculptures. Made in Japan, circa 1960s. Dimensions: Large 8 3/8" x 10 1/2" L x 3 1/2" W, Small 5" H x 7" D x 2 1/4" W .
Vintage Pair of Carved Wooden Japanese Koi Fish
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Rosewood
This fantastic pair of hand-carved Japanese koi fish sculptures are amazingly beautiful to behold. They are poised to face each other and will be the conversation starter in any space!
Fine and Large Meiji Period Bronze of Two Tiger...
Antique 1890s Japanese Animal Sculptures
A fine and large Meiji period bronze of two tigers by Genryusai Seiya, the male standing alert on a rocky outcrop while the tigress laps from a puddle, naturalistically modelled and ...
Mid Century Modern Cast Iron Mouse Okimono Scul...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Metalwork
Iron
Offered by Zena Kruzick Tribal Art Mid Century Modern Cast Iron Mouse Okimono Sculpture, Japan Cast iron, remnants of gilding or green and gold paint Last year, a small group of cas...
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...
Chinese Important Fine Antique Bronze Dragon, ...
Early 20th Century Japanese Qing Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
A Chinese huge antique bronze dragon- fine quality, 100 years old, late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Quality: finely cast details head, flame, eyes, tail, four claws, and scales Dimen...
Bronze Figure of Standing Shishi Lion Dog Koro ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Animal Sculptures
Bronze
This lion dog is an incensor, where incense was inserted and burned inside. There is a door that opens on the back of the dog for the incense. The shish lion dog is a protector, ofte...
1939 Japanese Art Deco Okimono Figure of a Bull...
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Iron
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 examp...
1950s Vintage Japan Forged Iron Minimalist Owl ...
Isamu Noguchi
Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Iron
Pair of Mid-Century Iron Japanese Bird Form Owl Sculptures, Doorstops or Bookends. In the manner of Isamu Noguchi, unknown maker at this time.
Japan Fine Antique Snake Zodiac Handmade and Ha...
20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings
Ceramic, Pottery
Mint, Signed and boxed Japan, a fine handmade and hand-painted Snake Zodiac on drum ceramic sculpture- an unusual motif on Japanese ceramics. The ceramic animal has finely detailed...
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