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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    A Pair of Japanese Bronze figures

    Price Realised  


    A Pair of Japanese Bronze figures
    Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Each standing on rockwork, facing one another, wearing similar armour and bearing fierce expressions, one representing Kwanyu the God of War with his long beard, clutching his halberd and wearing a helmet in the form of a phoenix; the other possibly of Ryujin, the Dragon King, with a spear in hand and his helmet in the shape of a dragons' head
    31½ in. (80 cm.) high approximately (2)

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