12 - 13 July 2005
AN ARTICULATED IRON MODEL OF A CRICKET
Signed Kiyoaki, Edo Period (19th Century)
The standing insect formed as a koro, with a liner set into its back beneath the removable wings, the cruel saw-edges of its forelegs and the veining of the wings well defined, the eyes polished gold, the joints of the six limbs, the head and the neck are articulated, with inlaid gold signature Kiyoaki
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For a similar example see Exhibition Commemorating the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan, Arts of East and West from World Expositions 1855-1900: Paris, Vienna and Chicago (Tokyo, 2004), p. 81, pl. 1-195.
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