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.


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A Superb Three-Quarter Life-size Bronze Tiger

  • H: 25"

    W: 56"

    D: 10"