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Lot 1030 (Asian Works of Art, 19th July 2018)

Sold for £1,400


Condition report
-the hand holding the basket appears to have been solder repaired, similarly there is a solder between the base of the basket and the leg of the figure. 
-one section of one stand is damaged but the pieces are present 
-the stand of the other figure is lose at the front
-there is a peice not present beside the tree stump (a screw reveals this and the stump has a small hole as if the missing piece was attached to the stump)
- there appears to be something missing from the hands of the figure 
-the pouch to the back of the figure is lose but attached.

 

PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE BRONZE FIGURES in the manner of Miyao Eisuke (fl 1880-1900), one man modelled standing in front of a tree stump, this figure bearing signature panel to the pouch at the back of his robe on his right side, the other male figure modelled holding a basket, this example unsigned, each dressed in robes bearing florals, affixed to wooden stands, the stands painted in gilt, 28cm high and 26.5cm high (including stands)

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