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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    A Pair of bronze models of tigers, signed Yotsuya Mioharu, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Pair of bronze models of tigers, signed Yotsuya Mioharu, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    both naturalistically modelled with long tails and incised fur embellishments, the first crouching ready to spring, its head facing forwards in an intense glare, the other seated on its hind legs fiercely roaring to an unseen enemy behind, each signed, one incised sango (third), another gogo (fifth) -- 12½in. (31.7cm.) wide max. (2)


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