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Japanese Antique Articulated PrayingMantis signed Kozan

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1900: Item # 1118301
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Antique Japanese articulated figure of a praying mantis, made of bronze with copper color finish, with fully moving parts, beautifully detailed and life like, signed under wing by the artist Kozan who was famous for his articulated creatures (the Crown Prince later the Taisho Emporer was a patron of Kozan). Late Meiji Period, Provenance: from the collection of the silent film star, Phil Ingram. Size: 4" long