Meiji period bronze of a labourer


Unusual Meiji period bronze of a labourer sieving through a woven reed mat with another at his feet and a wooden bucket at his side. Signed 
Sanyo Takachika 
, According to Victor Harris in Japanese Imperial Craftsmen: Meiji Art from the Khalili Collection, Sano Takachika worked in Tokyo and was a member of the Tokyo Sculpture Association. Apparently he was a master of hammering, metal carving and chiseling as well as inlaying techniques.

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Dimensions 24.00 in

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Creation Date:
Circa 1880

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