A SEIYA BRONZE GROUP OF MACAQUES
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). All three monkeys bearing the artist signature SEIYA of the famous bronze animalist Genryusai Seiya, carved into their bellies. Highly naturalistic rendering of their postures, the incised fur with fine detail. Good patina. (3)
LENGTH 10 cm (the largest)
WEIGHT 556.6 grams (the group)
Provenance: Austrian private collection.
Condition: Absolutely perfect condition.