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FS36: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Large and Impressive Japanese Bronze Group of A Trumpeting Elephant Being Attacked by Two Tigers, Signed Morimitsu, Meiji Period

Auction Lot FS36/690

A large and impressive Japanese bronze group of a trumpeting elephant being attacked by two tigers, signed Morimitsu, Meiji period naturalistically cast, the ivory-tusked mammal with one tiger clambering on its back, the other attacking its raised left leg, the tigers with low relief striped markings, signed in a rectangular reserve, lacks tusks, 74cm high, 87cm long.

A Large and Impressive Japanese Bronze Group of A Trumpeting Elephant Being Attacked by Two Tigers, Signed Morimitsu, Meiji Period (FS36/690) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 3rd October 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A large and impressive Japanese bronze group of a trumpeting elephant being attacked by two tigers, signed Morimitsu, Meiji period naturalistically cast, the ivory-tusked mammal with one tiger clambering on its back, the other attacking its raised left leg, the tigers with low relief striped markings, signed in a rectangular reserve, lacks tusks, 74cm high, 87cm long.

Price Realised

£4,100

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Japanese Metal Wares

Sale Information

FS36: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
Wednesday, 4th October 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 4th October 2017 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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Important Notes

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