A tall gilt-bronze figure of a warrior   By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century (3)

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Lot 393
A tall gilt-bronze figure of a warrior
By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century

Sold for £ 12,500 (US$ 16,860) inc. premium
A tall gilt-bronze figure of a warrior
By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century
Standing on one foot in a belligerent pose, dressed in full armour with a surcoat, the sleeves held in position by a tasuki (long sash) tied at the back, the garments carved with elaborate crests including kuruma-mon, rokumaisasa-mon and karabana-mon, brandishing two swords (detachable), another two swords tucked into his belt; signed Yoshimitsu in a gilt rectangular reserve; fixed to an unassociated rectangular plain wood stand. The figure 54.6cm (21½in) high, the stand 12cm x 40cm x 31cm (4¾in x 15 5/8in x 12 1/16in). (3).
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A tall gilt-bronze figure of a warrior   By Yoshimitsu, Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th/early 20th century (3)
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