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Lot 2138
Meiji period (1868-1912), signed in rectangular cartouche verso, a polychromed and gilt-bronze sculpture of a samurai shooting a bow and arrow, 10'' H x 8'' W x 2.875'' D, est: $300/500
Note: This figure is demonstratin the Japanese martial art of Kyudo, which is an archery-focused martial sport which originated with Japan's samurai class. Provenance: Private Collection, Ventura, CA


Overall good condition, with minor rubbed wear and darkening to patinated finish commensurate with age. Bow somewhat loose. Lacking wire to bow; arrow currently detached.

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A bronze sculpture of a samurai warrior

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 24, 2016