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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    A Pair of Parcel-Gilt Bronze Models of Warriors

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    A Pair of Parcel-Gilt Bronze Models of Warriors
    Meiji period (late 19th century)
    Designed in two shades of bronze and gold as footsoldiers, one wearing a breast plate, vest and helmet and carrying a sword and pole arm, the other in loose-fitting robes in mid-thrust with a pole arm, each figure's robes decorated with whorls and family crests; fitted wood bases
    16¼in. (41.1cm.) high (the highest) (2)


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