Japanese bronze puppies signed Ryoun Taishō period

Japanese bronze puppies signed Ryoun Taishō period

Code: 10081

Dimensions:

W: 11cm (4.3")H: 17.5cm (6.9")D: 15cm (5.9")

£3,400.00 Approx $4676.75, €3981.26

Japanese pair of bronze puppies one standing and the other chewing a bamboo branch with eyes inlaid in shakudo, signed in an oval reserve Ryoun 凌雲 with tomobako wood storage box,Taishō period 1912-1926.

Takahashi Ryoun 高橋凌雲 lived in Tokyo and was active during the Taisho into the early Showa era (1912-1935).
He graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts, and was famed for his skill in casting bronze. The Tokyo Casting Association lists him as a designated special member, a ranking reserved for the best artists.

Dimensions of the black lacquer base: H 4.5cm (1.77" in. x W 45cm (17.71" in.) x D 31cm (12.20" in.)