A superb three quarter life size bronze tiger, 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.

 

Provenance: Mark: 常光作 Jōkō saku — also pronounced Tsunemitsu saku.

 

“This was a workshop in Tokyo, specialized in bronze casted elephants, tigers etc, made for export purposes around 1900.”

 

Signed/Inscribed: 常光作 Jōkō saku

 

This item is currently on display within The London Collection at Coach House Pianos, New Kings Road.

 

For more information regarding this item, please contact >> Wick Antiques

A Superb Three-Quarter Life-size Bronze Tiger

£38,500.00Price
  • H: 25"

    W: 56"

    D: 10"

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