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A superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tileA superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tileA superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tileA superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tileA superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tileA superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile

A superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile, the bird naturalistically modelled with gilt and shakudo eyes and beak with red nostrils, a section in the back with one feather ruffled to form the cover, the roof-tile cut back in imitation of an overhanging eave and decorated with a chased gilt tomoe-mon. Japanese, 1890. H11in 28cm.

Item ID:485

HEIGHT
11" (28 cm)
STYLE
Asian Art
MEDIA/MEDIUM
Bronze
PERIOD
Late 19th Century
THEME
Asian

Wick Antiques LTD

Charles Wallrock
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Lymington SO41 9BB
UK
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    A superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile

    £11,500 GBP   ~ $14,602 USD