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Bronze tiger 3/4 life sizeBronze tiger 3/4 life sizeBronze tiger 3/4 life sizeBronze tiger 3/4 life sizeBronze tiger 3/4 life size

Description
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 / Dated
常光作 Jōkō saku

Item ID:3

HEIGHT
25.00" (64 cm)
WIDTH
56.00" (142 cm)
DEPTH
10.00" (25 cm)
STYLE
Asian Art
MEDIA/MEDIUM
Bronze
PERIOD
Late 19th Century
THEME
Animal

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    Bronze tiger 3/4 life size

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