Dog sculpture object by a well known Japanese Metal artist Saegusa
Born is 1911 in Kagawa prefecture he became a recognized sculptor in his early
age and participated in numerous prestigiuos shows , where he won a number of
awards. His works are collected by museums and also displayed as monuments in
major cities of Japan. A big enthusiast of art , Saegusa is known for a variety
of themes and postures , reflecting traditional japanese culture with addition
of some abstract elements. His works are highly revered for its artistic
beauty. After his retirment from a post of professor in the Nagoya University
of Arts,he created numerous large scale bronze monuments and sculptures. Even
in his 90s ,he continued creating beautiful art pieces.
Good condition with some minor abrasions due to the age
Showa period , mid 20 th century
Size : W. 20 x 8 cm H20 cm ( 7.8 x 3.1 x H 7.8 inch )
Weight 2.4 kg ( 5.3 lb) Lacquer stand with box 3.7 kg ( 8.15lb )
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