Japanese bronze nobleman holding a parasol, signed Miyao zō 宮尾造, Meiji Period

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1082


Dimensions:
H 24cm x W 14.5cm x D 11cm
H 9½" x W 5¾" x D 4½"


Japanese bronze nobleman holding a parasol and a fan (uchiwa), wearing an eboshi hat and a robe decorated with gilt mon (family crest), on a lacquered wood base, signed Miyao zō 宮尾造, 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 24cm x W 14.5cm x D 11cm
H 9½" x W 5¾" x D 4½"

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