Superb quality okimono, depicting a warrior fighting with a large snake, a very special and rare subject.
There are many excellently carved details, the expression of the snake is very vivid, the movements and twisting of its body are natural, the details of the teeth and the tongue are very well crafted.
Signed by master sculptor under the base.
Height: 15.5 cm.
In good condition.
Sold with certificate from the expert Vincenzo Merchionne, the owner of a prestigious art gallery in Italy, specialised in Asian art.
The certificate will be sent with the lot.
Tracked and insured shipping.
- Museo Okimono
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
- Región / País de origen
- Buen estado, ver descripción
- 15.5×0×0 cm