Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile

Origin

Japan

Dates

1890

Dimensions

H  11.00 inch (27.94 cm)  

Dimensions
H  11.00 inch (27.94 cm)  

Description

A superb Meiji period bronze koro in the form of a dove on a roof tile, the bird naturalistically modelled with gilt and shakudo eyes and beak with red nostrils, a section in the back with one feather ruffled to form the cover, the roof-tile cut back in imitation of an overhanging eave and decorated with a chased gilt tomoe-mon. Japanese, 1890.

Exhibitions

Lapada Fair 2018

Condition

Excellent

£ 11500.00
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