A Massive Cast Bronze sculpture of a Karashishi (lion dog) with modern travertine or other stone fitted base (minor damage to head)  Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
Lot 3287
A massive bronze figure of a shishi Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A massive bronze figure of a shishi
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Cast in a dynamic pose looking to the right with its front right paw raised, its curly mane and tail moving as if blown by the wind, the mouth clenched in the seed syllable "um", set on a modern stone base
28in (71) cm high, 40in (101cm) long, figure only
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