Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 13 642
Lot 177
  • A Japanese bronze eagle, Meiji period (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese bronze eagle, Meiji period (1868-1912)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 13 642

About this Item

A Japanese bronze eagle, Meiji period (1868-1912)


cast in two seperate sections, the bird perched on a gnarled tree stump embellished with issues of reishi fungus, intently observing a snake below, restored, 70cm high

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