• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A bronze model of a pheasant, Genryusai Seiya, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A bronze model of a pheasant, Genryusai Seiya, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    alert and perched on a large carved rootwood stand, having just landed, its wings about to close tightly against its body, the bird realistically worked in bronze, gilt, silver and shakudo, gilt seal Genryusai Seiya zo -- the bird 20½in. (52cm.) long.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.