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雉始雊 "First Call of the Pheasant"; Japanese Art Offerings of the New Year / MASATSUNE (ACTIVE LATE 19TH CENTURY) A bronze okimono of a Golden PheasantMeiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

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MASATSUNE (ACTIVE LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A bronze okimono of a Golden Pheasant
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century
10 – 20 January 2022, 12:00 EST
Online, New York

Sold for US$1,402.50 inc. premium

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MASATSUNE (ACTIVE LATE 19TH CENTURY)

A bronze okimono of a Golden Pheasant
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century
Finely cast with its wings outstretched and head raised, its long tail trailing behind, naturalistically rendered with details in gilt, silver and shakudo, signed in a rectangular gilt plaque Masatsune chu
22in (55.9cm) long

Footnotes

For a bronze cockerel by the same artist see Meiji no Takara: Treasures of Imperial Japan - The Nasser D. Khalili Collection, The Kibo Foundation, 1995, Metalwork part II, no. 105.

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