Japanese Art Auction

September 22 — 27, 2018
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LOT 70

Lot 70

A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period

A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period
Lot 70 Details
A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period

Very finely cast, the lion standing astride with one front paw raised and the other resting on a ball, its head turned to the side, mouth agape, with curled tufts of hair to the face and legs, signed Shuzan to base
height 7.5 in — 19 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $276
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period
  • A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period
  • A Japanese Bronze Lion, Meiji/Taisho Period
Provenance:

From the Collection of Robert Stephenson

CONDITION DETAILS

paw detached from ball

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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