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A silver okimono of a cockerel naturalistically modelled in hand beaten silver
Unsigned
Height 30 cm.
Circa 1900.

With fitted wood box.

A similar study in wood by Takamura Koun was commissioned by the Kiryu Kosho Kaisha for the Paris Exhibition of 1889, illustrated in Modern Japanese Sculpture, Museum of the Imperial Collections, July - September 1996, p.17. A further example cast in bronze by Izumi Seijo is illustrated in p.58

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