Japanese silvered rooster signed Seiya chu 誠谷鋳, Meiji Period

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Dimensions:
H 42cm x W 28cm x D 26cm
H 16¾" x W 11¼" x D 10¼"


Japanese silvered rooster looking down at a worm, with shakudo tail and gilt legs, signed Seiya chu 誠谷鋳 (cast by Seiya), Meiji Period.

The rooster (tori 酉) is the tenth symbol of the Japanese Zodiac and was thought to embody courage, loyalty, literary accomplishment and virtue.

The Genryusai Seiya 源龍斎誠谷 workshop produced bronze vases, animals, and figures subjects during the Meiji Era.


Dimensions:
H 42cm x W 28cm x D 26cm
H 16¾" x W 11¼" x D 10¼"

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