Japanese bronze okimono of a lion, Kyoi Masatsune.
Japanese bronze okimono, signed Kyoi Masatsune, 京井政常, Meiji Period. Powerfully cast, as a large, seated, roaring lion. It’s mane well delineated, and tail raised.
Set upon an original carved, hardwood base, cut with a notch, to accept the lions left paw.
Cast four seal mark to the base for Kyoi Masatsune,京井政常.
Height: 24.2 cm, 9 1/2”.
Width: 43.5 cm, 17 1/8”.
Depth: 18 cm, 7 1/8”.
Condition: Excellent. No damage. No repair.