Exceptional for size and rarity of subject, the kimono is entirely in bronze with a dark patina and enhances the light ivory parts of the bare feet, the hands holding the caterpillar and the chick and the face. He holds a bamboo stick with his right arm.
Hiroko signature on the base.
Meiji Period second half 19th century
Sizes: 47 x 19 x 20 cm
Condition report: Good condition