As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this large and most charming Meiji period (1868-1912) mixed media Okimono group of a father feeding his child, the artist has captured the moment when a toddler is being fed a wafer by his father ,with the aid of Chopsticks , the adult sits in a natural quite relaxed pose, he holds a bowl of food in one hand while gently reaching out with the other to encourage the toddler , the child leans across the table and reaches out for the offerings , a magical rendition of everyday life , the group sit upon their original sturdy hardwood base that has been carved in fabulous detail to replicate a rustic bench, the top grain and in particular the pegged joints are exquisite , the father sits aside the bench with his foot resting on the floor for balance, the table and child can be adjusted to suit the required pose, a wonderful Meiji period bronze group circa 1900 and artist signed by Takaaki Koshu .
previously supplied by ourselves.
The condition is superb throughout !!
Length: 23.75″ 60.5 cm
Max Depth: 14.5″ 37 cm
Max Height: 15.5″ 39 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity is included in the price of this item.
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