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Large Takachika” & “Kakuha sei” Bronze Elephant Herd Statue Japan Meiji era (1868-1912) Japanese

Large Takachika” & “Kakuha sei” Bronze Elephant Herd Statue Japan Meiji era (1868-1912) Japanese

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A very nice statue of a Elephant Herd. 66cm with double mark “Takachika” & “Kakuha sei”

Kakuha Kanzaemon IX (角羽勘左衛門), real name Kakuha Zenjirô (角羽善次郎), was a member of a lineage of metalworkers from Toyama. In 1869, he started a branch office in the port of Yokohama for export trade of bronze ware and also acting as a retailer for foreign clients in Japan.

The artist is Sano Takachika, sculptor and member of the Tôkyô Chôkô-kai or the Tokyo Association of Carvers and Sculptors. He also is known to have worked for the Imperial family and has many works still held in the Imperial Collection.

Meiji era (1868-1912), 19th century

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Additional Information

Weight 5 kg

Bronze & Metal


19th century


Region of Origin

Japan Dynasty Periode

Meiji Periode (1867-1912)

Primary Material

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