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Bronze and Multi-metal Shishi -Kyoto Hasegawa Yasutomo-Zo - Circa 1870
A remarkable sculpture of a bronze and multi-metal shishi reclining upon its original, custom-wood and gold-lacquer stand. Its animated and powerful visage is sculpted in silver, copper, gold and shakudo. Kyoto Hasegawa Yasutomo-Zo. Takaoka Co. incised signature on base. Length, 12". Ca. 1870.