Bronze okimono of a Samurai by Akasofu Gyoko


A fine Japanese mixed metal okimono, by Akasofu Gyoko, Meiji Period, c. 1890. Cast as a Samurai holding aloft a large crystal pearl. Patinated in various bronze alloys, with the details of his attire heightened in gilt. He wears a detachable katana, and holds a detachable naginata in his left hand.
Set upon a hardwood stand.
Inscribed signature on a gilt tablet.

Medium: Bronze.

Signed/Inscribed: Inscribed signature Akasofu Gyoko.

Height:  47 cm, 18.50"

Condition: Excellent original condition. No repatination. No damage. No restoration.

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