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A Fully Articulated Model of a Praying Mantis
Japan
Meiji period (1868-1911)
4 1/2"-11.5 cm

Finely cast in bronze, her large eyes patinated with shakudo.

NB* It is unusual to find this model in bronze, as opposed to iron.

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