A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century (7)

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Lot 392*
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK
By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century

Sold for £ 10,625 (US$ 14,177) inc. premium
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR ON HORSEBACK
By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
Cast in two sections, the samurai (detachable) holding a removable pole, seated astride a powerful galloping stallion, dressed in richly brocaded clothes, wearing full elaborate armour with the do (breastplate) bearing a raised central gilded medallion showing a writhing dragon and a twelve-plate hoshibachi kabuto with a detachable maedate (crest), a detachable tachi suspended from his belt, the horse's tasselled harness decorations and tail streaming in the wind behind, the warrior signed on the reverse Yoshimitsu saku in a rectangular gilt reserve; with wood storage box titled Kiba musha (Warrior on Horseback) and signed Daimaru chosei (manufacture requested by Daimaru). The warrior 27cm (10 5/8in) high, the horse 29cm x 40cm (11 3/8in x 15 5/8in). (7).
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