A Japanese silvered bronze Okimono of a hawk by Seiya Genryusai, Meiji Period (1868-1912), perched on a carved wood base in the form of a rocky outcrop, total height 39cm, width 31.5cm, depth 27cm.
Seiya of Tokyo was the master craftsman in charge of a workshop which specialized in fine quality wares for export. His meticulous bronze figures, most of which were animals, were likely influenced by the opening of Tokyo Zoo in 1882.
Sold for £2,300
Slight movement where the feet are attached to the body.
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