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4 A SEIYA BRONZE GROUP OF MACAQUES Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). All three monkeys bearing the artist signature SEIYA of the famous bronze animalist Genryusai Seiya, carved into their bellies. Highly naturalistic rendering of their postures, the incised fur with fine detail. Good patina. (3) LENGTH 10 cm (the largest) WEIGHT 556.6 grams (the group) Provenance: Austrian private collection. Condition: Absolutely perfect condition. Estimate EUR 600,Starting price EUR 300,-

5 A RARE JIZAI OKIMONO OF A CRICKET, EDO PERIOD Japan, 18th/19th century. The miniature bronze model of the insect with all six legs, both wings and both antennas movable! Fine patina and neatly incised detail work. Three-character artist signature Zaodo in a rectangular reserve to base. LENGTH 15 cm (with antennas) 8 cm (without antennas) WEIGHT 19.8 grams Provenance: British private collection. Condition: Excellent condition with hardly any wear. Estimate EUR 600,Starting price EUR 300,-

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