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