Vintage Japanese Hand Carved Eagle Soaring Over Cloud Okimono Wood Statue 雲鷹
Vintage Japanese Carved Wood Okimono
Soaring Above Clouds
Signature: Unsigned, Circa: early 20th Century
H 6.5 in. (16.5cm), W 7 in. (18cm), D 4.5 in. (11.5cm)
Shrinkage crack line, overall very good condition!
A soaring eagle hovering above swirling clouds. Realistically carved and polished red pine with oil finishing, depicting the great bird with beautiful overlapping woven feathers and extended four-toed talons, mounted on top of an elaborately carved through the labyrinthine pedestal, featured in a stylized representation of Japanese cloud motif. The red pine (Miyajima) okimono is wonderfully preserved with all its intricacies intact; there is a horizontal shrinkage split near the back of the pedestal, the eagle statue is overall in very good condition.