A charming Japanese, Meiji-era Bronze Okimono of Fujiwara no Yasumasa (Circa 1880)

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Object Description

A fine quality Bronze Okimono bearing the mark of the Miyao |Company of Yokohama. It depicts Fujiwara no Yasumasa, his robes blowing in the wind and adorned with Gold Cranes and clouds. He wears a large Katana at his waist.

The figure is on a typical Miyao wood stand with Gold lacquer decoration. The Miyao mark displayed in a gold cartouche on the back of the figures left leg.

Miyao Eisuke

Possibly one of the best known and widely celebrated metalwork manufacturers of the Meiji period, the Miyao company was first based in Yokohama before moving to Tokyo in 1890.
They exhibited at many of the Great Expositions to great critical acclaim and won many prizes for their impressive works, they are best known for their metal ware but they also manufactured Shibayama style works and ivory figures.

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