Lot 56. A SOFT-METAL-INLAID ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A BUTTERFLY

Starting price:$ 30 000
Auction date:22.09.2020   10:00 UTC -04:00
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Lot 56 | A SOFT-METAL-INLAID ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A BUTTERFLY
A SOFT-METAL-INLAID ARTICULATED SCULPTURE OF A BUTTERFLY

21ST CENTURY, SIGNED MASAHIRO (KAMIYAMA MASAHIRO; B. 1955)

The gold and shakudo butterfly constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable wings and shakudo limbs, the details finely inlaid in gold, silver, shibuichi, shakudo and copper, signature on a gold tablet applied on the body

5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) wide

With double wood box, titled Nagasaki agehacho (Swallowtail butterfly), signed Masahiro kinsei, sealed Masahiro

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