Japanese bronze man reciting from a book, signed Miyao 宮尾, Meiji Period

SKU

1081


Dimensions:
H 24.5cm x W 13cm x D 13cm
H 9¾" x W 5¼" x D 5¼"


Japanese bronze man reciting from a book holding a fan, the robe decorated with gilt details, on a lacquered wood base, signed
Miyao 宮尾, Meiji Period.

The Miyao Company founded by Miyao Eisuke 宮尾栄助 had premises in both Tokyo and Yokohama, produced fine bronzes with a rich brown patina and gilded details.

The Company exhibited at the National Industrial Exposition (Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai) in 1881.

Reference: "The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono, The Dr. Kanter
Collection" L. Bordignon 2010, Metalwork no. 241, 258, 260, 262, 264, 266.

"Meiji no Takara 明治の宝: Treasure of Imperial Japan-The Nasser D.Khalili Collection", Metalwork Part II, no. 108.


Dimensions:
H 24.5cm x W 13cm x D 13cm
H 9¾" x W 5¼" x D 5¼"

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