Miyao Company A pair of bronze figures of samuraiMeiji period (1868-1912), circa 1900

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Lot 1201
Miyao Company
A pair of bronze figures of samurai
Meiji period (1868-1912), circa 1900

Sold for US$ 30,000 inc. premium
Miyao Company
A pair of bronze figures of samurai
Meiji period (1868-1912), circa 1900

The high-ranking warriors cast in two shades of bronze and highlighted in gilt, each shown wearing full armor decorated with dragon roundels on the cuirass, and with a tachi and a tanto thrust in their sash, one with a saihai (paper signal baton) suspended from his left arm, the holding a gunpai (signal fan) as he holds his sword, one signed on his left calf Miyao, each with a fitted wood stand decorated with scrolling vines and stylized phoenix in gold hiramaki-e
15 1/4in (38.7cm) high
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