Fri, 17th Dec 2021 12:30

The Asian Works of Art Auction

 
  Lot 1632
 

A LARGE 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE BRONZE EAGLE OKIMONO

Sold for £1,900


Condition report
There is no visible signature on this piece, additional images available; there is a small nick to the beak, one of the wing tips has been lost and there is also a firing crack to this particular wing tip, some further nicks and nibbles to wing tips and raised feathers, somewhat loose in attachment to base, base has had some losses and displays natural splits in the wood, some slight knocks to tail feathers

 

LARGE 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE BRONZE EAGLE OKIMONO,
Meiji Period (1868-1912), standing spread wing on a wooden briar root base, eagle 22cm high, 43cn wide, 55cm high overall

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