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A SHIBUICHI ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A LOBSTER
A SHIBUICHI ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A LOBSTER
A SHIBUICHI ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A LOBSTER
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A SHIBUICHI ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A LOBSTER

MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KOZAN (TAKASE KOZAN; 1869-1934) WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM (KAO)

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A SHIBUICHI ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A LOBSTER
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KOZAN (TAKASE KOZAN; 1869-1934) WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM (KAO)
The shibuichi lobster constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the shakudo eyes, antennae, limbs, fins and legs move, the details finely carved and chiseled, finished with a grayish patina; signature on underside of fin
Body 7 ½ in. (19.1cm.) long
With the original wood box titled Choraku mukyoku (Everlasting pleasure), and signed Rakuto Kozan and sealed Heian kinko and Kozan in on the underside of the lid
Provenance
Previously sold in these Rooms, 18 September 2013, lot 764

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