This is believed to be a Shōwa period, or Shōwa era Bronze Koi Fish, which refers to the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of the Shōwa Emperor, Hirohito, from December 25, 1926 until his death on January 7, 1989.
Size of Koi Fish: H:4”, W: 12”, D: 4” Condition: in Excellent condition
Part Of The Tim Shoup Collection:
Tim Shoup, a collector of everything bonsai (trees, pots and art), sold off his celebrated collection to New England Bonsai Garden (NEBG).
This is the beginning of a new chapter for Tim and an opportunity for NEBG to add hundreds of new items. A couple trees were accepted to the 2023 Nationals, In Rochester NY.
The item listed above was part of Tim’s collection. We are trying to provide you with as much information as possible (e.g. age, artist, flaws, etc). If you have any questions, please contact us. I try to describe the items to the best of my knowledge.