A Bronze Model of an Eagle
A Bronze Model of an Eagle

MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), WITH SEAL GENRYUSAI SEIYA ZO

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A Bronze Model of an Eagle
Meiji Period (late 19th Century), with seal Genryusai Seiya zo
Realistically cast as an eagle with outstretched wings, the head turned to the left, the beak and talons patinated in shakudo, the fleshy part of the beak gilt and the eyes gilt with shakudo pupils, and the feet cast to resemble the bird's pebbled skin and finished in shibuichi; with gnarled wood stand
366in. (92.2cm.) wide
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