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About the object
Japanese bronze eagle with silvered body
naturalistically modelled ready to take flight,
perched on a gnarled stump, signed in a
rectangular plaque Masatsune chu 政常鋳
, Meiji Period.
The artist Masatsune 政常 was very accomplished in birds subjects. For other bronze birds by this artist see "The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono-The Dr. Kanter Collection" Metalwork no. 248.
" Meiji no Takara明治の宝: Treasure of Imperial Japan-The D. Khalili Collection" Metalwork part II, no. 104-105.