• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    A JAPANESE BRONZE TIGER AND WOLF GROUP

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE BRONZE TIGER AND WOLF GROUP
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    Modelled as a tiger and a wolf in combat, both open mouthed in expressions of fierce roaring, the first beast with two paws upon the up turned belly of the other, seal mark to tiger belly
    24½in. (62.3cm.) wide, wood stand


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