A pair of bronze figures of Jo and Uba By Masayoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 3288
A pair of bronze figures of Jo and Uba By Masayoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of bronze figures of Jo and Uba
By Masayoshi, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Each cast in bronze as the elderly couple from the story of Takasago, Jo shown wearing formal robes and hakama as he shields his eyes looking into the sun, Uba in a long outer robe decorated with pines and a paper crane, both with a separately cast walking stick, the details finely carved and finished to a dark brown patina, each signed Masayoshi saku

With a wood storage box inscribed on the cover Takasago no zu
7 3/8in (18.7cm) high, the largest
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