A silver model of a pair of quails Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

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Lot 1105
A silver model of a pair of quails
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century

US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£ 2,000 - 2,800
Amended
Property of various owners
A silver model of a pair of quails
Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century
Both naturalistically modelled, one with its head low about to peck at something on the ground, its mate with its head raised in an alert manner, their beaks and legs gilt, their eyes gilt with shakudo highlights, set on a wood stand
4 3/4in (12cm) high, the largest bird

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  • Please note that the birds are silvered metal and not silver.
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A silver model of a pair of quails Meiji era (1868-1912), late 19th century
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