Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century
The realistically rendered crustacean with moveable tail, body, legs and antennae. Original titled box
length 13" — 33 cm.
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For a comparable, see Bonham’s London ‘Fine Japanese Art’, November 5th 2009, lot 279. A similar model of a prawn can be found in Sotheby’s London ‘Japanese Works of Art’, November 15th, 2001, lot 580.
Department: Asian Art