Antique Japanese Bronze sculpture extremely well modeled and superbly executed with stunning details depicting a young Japanese philosopher Kinjiro Ninomiya Sontoku carrying a bundle of firewood on his back and an axe through the back of his belt. The interior of the base is entirely inscribed in Japanese characters.
CONDITION: Very good quality workmanship with excellent natural dark patina, the right hand, carved of bone, is possibly a later replacement.
MEASUREMENTS: Height of the bronze sculpture including the base: 35 cm (13 3/4 in).Dimension of the base is approximately: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in).
WEIGHT: Approximately: 3.458 Kilograms (7.62359 Pounds).
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