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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    A Japanese Bronze model of a lion

    SIGNED SHOKEI, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Japanese Bronze model of a lion
    Signed Shokei, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    The roaring feline stands majestically, its head raised and turned slightly towards its left, inlaid glass eyes
    22.5cm. (57cm.) long, with wood stand


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