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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST (SHACHI)
AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST (SHACHI)
AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST (SHACHI)
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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST (SHACHI)

EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MUNENOBU (MYOCHIN MUNENOBU)

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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST (SHACHI)
EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MUNENOBU (MYOCHIN MUNENOBU)
The iron mythical beast with tiger head and fish body finely constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body; the whiskers move, the fins and tail open and spread, the body bends, the head applied with small horns and spines; signature on underside of the body
12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.) long
Provenance
Robert Winter Japanese Art, Kyoto

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