A large bronze lion
By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji Period
The noble beast naturalistically modelled, striding forward with its long tail stretching out behind, its head slightly turned the right, growling, its eyes inlaid in glass, signed on its belly with seal Genryusai Seiya zo, with separate large oval wood stand. 27.5cm x 52cm (10in x 20½in), the stand 2.5cm x 54.5cm (1in x 21½in). (2).