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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A SNAKE
AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A SNAKE
AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A SNAKE
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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A SNAKE

EDOPERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MYOCHIN SAKU

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AN IRON ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A SNAKE
EDOPERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MYOCHIN SAKU
The iron snake constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the head incised with scales and fitted with a hinged jaw opening to reveal a movable gold tongue, gilt eyes, neck installed with spring; signature on underside of the body
36 in. (91.4 cm.) long
Provenance
Grace Tsumugi Fine Art Ltd., London

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