Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Group

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Object Description

The Japanese group comprises of a Bear being attacked by a large alligator. The alligator jumping on the back of the Bear with mouth wide opening showing its razor sharp teeth. The bear looking back at the Alligator with mouth also wide open snarling at the attacking predator. The group of natural bronze casting with life like features to both the Bears fur and the scales of the Alligator. Signed on the belly of the Bear in a rectangle reserve 芳光作 Yoshimitsu-saku (made by Yoshimitsu). The group dates to the Meiji period (1868-1912) circa 1890. The Japanese group is stood upon a scrollwork foot wooden stand to emphasise the and lift the figure.

Figure 13cm High x 25.5cm Wide x 18cm Deep (5.12 x 10 x 7.1 Inches) Stand 3cm High x 32cm Wide x 22.5cm Deep (1.18 x 12.6 x 8.86 Inches)

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