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Two standing Japanese bronze sculptures of a Samurai and Bijin, Edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).
Two standing japanese bronze sculptures of a samurai and bijin, edo period (1603-1868).

Cast with elaborated decoration to their robes with cranes and phoenix birds amidst cloud formations. Height 42-43 cm.

Wear.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

20 000 - 25 000 SEK

1 887 - 2 358 EUR

Hammer price: 
20 000 SEK
Provenance

The Collection of Arne Nilsson, Sandviken. Purchased at Wiréns Antikhandel, Stockholm 11/9 1990.

Literature

Soames; Jenyns, Japanse porcelain: Figures of Bijin, have been popular and are often made in porcelain from the late 17th Century and onwards. Compare porcelain ones at pl 63.B.

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Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Specialist Asian Ceramics & Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02