Japanese bronze hawk with silvered body signed Masatsune 政常

Masatsune 政常

SKU

1025


Dimensions:
H 44.5cm x W 30.5cm x D 20.5cm
H 17½" x W 12" x D 8"

Masatsune 政常


Japanese bronze hawk with silvered body naturalistically modelled ready to take flight perched on a gnarled bronze tree stump, signed in a rectangular plaque Masatsune chū 政常鋳 Meiji Period (1868-1912).

The artist Masatsune was very accomplished in birds subjects.
For other bronze birds by this artist see "The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono-The Dr. Kanter Collection" Metalwork no. 248.
" Meiji no Takara明治の宝: Treasure of Imperial Japan-The D. Khalili Collection" Metalwork part II, no. 104-105.


Dimensions:
H 44.5cm x W 30.5cm x D 20.5cm
H 17½" x W 12" x D 8"

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