London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Pair of Japanese Bronze models of samurai, by Miyao, Meiji Period
each figure well cast and worked in hira- and takazogan with details embellished in gilt, they stand in full armour, one with a dragon at his chest and a head band, the other holding his jingasa in one hand, each with one arm raised raising a hibachi, creating a candle holder, decorated with the Imperial Jo-mon, signed Miyao with seal Ei, hiramakie decorated wood stands -- 14.3.8in. (36.5cm.) high. (2)
Property from a Princely Collection.
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