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Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Okimono of a Wild Boar

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Japanese, late 19th century

Wild Boar

Patinated bronze over carved hardwood base | Signed to underside of boar

Item # 301COR20S 

An exquisite Japanese sculpture of a Wild Boar from the Meiji period (1868-1912) raised over a fine carved and lacquered hardwood base. Finely cast, expertly chiseled and chased with a delightful stippled texturing throughout. Signed to the underside in a raised relief.

Measurements: 8 1/2" H x 6 1/2" D x 14 1/4" W [total dimensions including base]; 7 1/2" H [bronze only]

Condition Report:
Trace wear to patina in a few areas (see photos), very minor. Carefully cleaned and sealed. A very fine state of overall preservation. Old museum accession numbers to the underside in red pigment.