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Japanese bronze crow naturalistically cast perched
on a tree trunk with inlaid glass eyes, signed Mitani 美谷, Meiji Period.

For bronze works by the same artist see: "The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono, The Dr. Kanter Collection" Laura Bordignon 2010, Metalwork no. 244, 245, 246.

Mitani, Frederick Baekeland 'Imperial Japan, the art of the Meiji Era', Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York 1980. Catalogue Number 106.

In Japanese mythology crows are thought to be gifted with supernatural powers and are also messengers of the gods.

Dimensions

H 24 cm x W 13 cm x D 10.5 cm. Height of bird without base H 8 cm x W 15 cm 

Price

£6800.00

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