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2 A FINE BRONZE OF A RUNNING BOAR Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). The bronze figure with dark chocolate-brown patina and masterly chiseled fur. The beast depicted with open mouth, upward pointed tusks and ferocious eyes in a realistic, almost frightening attack posture. LENGTH 21.5 cm across WEIGHT 1492.6 grams Provenance: French private collection. Condition: Superb condition with some old wear and a few tiny surface scratches here and there. A near identical bronze was exhibited in 2014 in the History Museum, Moscow, as part of the ‘Japanese animalistic bronze of the Meiji epoch’ exhibition. Estimate EUR 1.200,Starting price EUR 600,-

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