Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Okimono of Eagle catching a Dragon Fish.

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Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Okimono of Eagle catching a Dragon Fish.

£2,300.00

Description

Large Okimono of Eagle catching big Dragon Fish.

Okimono cast in two separate section - Eagle and Fish, fitted together.
Figure represents a strong Eagle spreading its wings over a caught Dragon Fish.
Okimono very expressive and powerful.

For Japan the eagle is a symbol of the great power of nature .
In Edo Period images of Eagle or Hawk were commissioned by Samurais and became a symbol of their status and warrior spirit

Condition report:
Good condition, no damages or repairs.

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item details
Origin Asian
Period Pre 1900
Condition Very good
Dimensions 88cm high
Diameter 50cm wide

Product REF: SA5 2700