Japanese & Korean Art - Lot 800

A JAPANESE ARTICULATED BRONZE MODEL OF A SPINY LOBSTER, KUSSHIN JIZAI OKIMONO

MEIJI 1868-1912

Modelled with fully articulated limbs and shell, cast in naturalistic detail, unsigned, 42cm.

Provenance: the collection of Roy Merley, purchased from Lennox Money Antiques, 18th June 1975.

Cf. H Mami, Chozetsugiko

Meiji Kogei no Iki, p.110 no.6-10 for another example of fully articulated lobster of the same quality.


Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000
Hammer Price £ 4,800

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