Bronze crow by Yasumi Nakajima II. (Sold)
A fine large bronze sculpture of a crow in alert position by Yasumi Nakajima II 二代中島保美 (1906 – 1988),
an art name used by Nakajima Mitsuo, who also used the name of Nakajima Yoshio.
Three generations of the Yasumi family were active in Osaka as metal artists.
Their sculptures and vases are noted for their bold design and patina.
Yasumi Nakajima II exhibited at the Shin-Bunten, Hoshukuten and after the war at the Nitten.
Signed under the body with a chiseled signature Yasumi saku
First half 20th century
Item no. BR 07