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Tahei Mori - the Sake Samurai - Meiji period sculpture of mixed metals.

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    Posted 8 months ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4452 items)

    A friend on FB told me that this is 'Tahei Mori...the missing piece is a spear. The original bronze is at Fukuoka City Museum. It is all related to The Three Great Spears of Japan.' Apparently, it's made of mixed metals - iron and bronze and from the Meiji period. It's quite large and weighs around 60 lbs. It is now a garden focalpoint at my nursery!

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Wow, what a feature piece!
    2. Theonlyone Theonlyone, 8 months ago
      wow looks cool....are you going to repair it ... looks like its worth it ..nice score..
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 months ago
      thanks racer and Theonlyone! i would have no idea how to repair this piece. i'm going to enjoy it in my garde as is.

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