Auction sees Japanese bronze model of a curlew exceed £2,000

Gilbert Grape

Gilbert Grape

2015-07-06 14:54:41

A Japanese bronze model of a curlew has exceeded £2,000 at auction-smashing its pre sale estimate.

The model was dated from the Meiji period (1868-1912) and was sold by Addisons Auctions. It was originally expected to make somewhere between £300 and £400.

 

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