A RARE BRONZE PICTURE OF RAKAN HANDAKA SONJA, EDO PERIOD
Japan, around 1750-1800. The massive plaque with incised, chiseled and embossed depiction of the Rakan Handaka Sonja accompanied by his dragon in high relief, surrounded by craggy rocks, mystic clouds and the moon in the background. Two-character artist signature and seal in high relief near the left edge. Fine old Elmwood frame.
SIZE 34 x 26 cm (with the frame) and 29 x 21 (only the picture)
WEIGHT 1337 cm
Provenance: British private collection.
Condition: Excellent condition with hardly any wear. The frame with traces of use and some minor losses.