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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 538

    A Japanese Bronze model of a Rat

    SIGNED, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese Bronze model of a Rat
    Signed, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Worked in fine detail, the auspicious rodent clutches a chestnut between its paws, signed with illegible seal within a rectangular reserve
    4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) high


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