Lot 741: A Japanese patinated bronze 'falcon' vase, signed Seiya Saka, Meiji period, height 31.5cm
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A Japanese patinated bronze ''falcon'' vase, signed Seiya Saka, Meiji period, the trumpet shaped petal lobed vase with applied green and brown patinated bronze model of a falcon perched on a blossoming cherry bough, above a lobed base, incised two character signature to base, height 31.5cm
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Notes: The mark Seiya Saka is for the workshop of Genryusai Seiya who specialised in high quality bronze models of animals, human figures and vases for the export market in the late 19th century.