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Subject:ID of Meiji Bronze Tiger artist
Posted By: Don Mon, Sep 25, 2017 IP: 31.52.86.58

Hi
Can anyone help with identification of the artist on this Bronze tiger? My previous post refused to accept the correct picture. Hoping this one works...
Thanks in advance.



Subject:Re: ID of Meiji Bronze Tiger artist
Posted By: Guy Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Reads 'Kiyomitsu saku' (清光作 - made by Kiyomitsu).

Guy.

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Subject:Re: ID of Meiji Bronze Tiger artist
Posted By: I. Nagy Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The mark reads,
清光作   Seiko saku (Made by Seiko)
It is the name of Sato Seiko (佐藤清光)1916-1996
a known master of foundry in Yamagata.He represented the 8th generation of the family business, continued by the 9th and 10th gen.) producing mostly iron tea pots and kettles.
The name of present company: Seikodo Co.,Ltd
Yamagata

With regards,
I.Naagy


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