Miayo Japanese Bronze Musician, 19th Century

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Miayo Japanese Bronze Musician, 19th Century.

DIMENSIONS H 45 in. x W 23 in. x D 18 in. H 114.3 cm x W 58.42 cm x D 45.72 cm

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A fine quality Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) Miayo bronze figure of a musician, having gilded highlights and mounted on hardwood stand. The Miyao Company of Yokohama, under its founder Miyao Eisuke, was a prolific producer of medium to large-scale patinated and gilded bronze ornamental sculptures. These works often depicted characters from Japanese legend and mythology and as such appealed both to the Japanese market, where the subject matter would be clearly understood, and the Western market where the sheer exoticism of the subject matter together with fine workmanship would appeal.

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