Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Japanese bronze statue of a horned oni with long, curly hair, sharp fangs and claws. He wears a capelet with gilded puffs of smoke and yingyang, and a gilded harness across his chest. His trousers are shaped like tigers' heads biting into his legs, with a gilded belt and tiger stripes. He holds a lotus flower high above his head, supporting a bronze singing bell bowl with gold gilded flowers, butterflies, and vines all around it and raised dots all along its bottom half. He has a dark hardwood stand with a lovely carved and pierced design. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: 22.75" height, 13.5" width, 10.75" depth
item #1255735