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Jizai okimono mantis

Anton Smilski • Sculpture, XXI century, 6×5×14 cm
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Art form: Sculpture
Subject and objects: Animalism, Interior
Technique: Metal
Materials: Copper, Bronze, Iron
Date of creation: XXI century
Size: 6×5×14 cm
Location: Anton Smilski
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Description of the artwork «Jizai okimono mantis»

Author's copy of a movable figure of a praying mantis. In Japanese tradition, such sculptures are called jizai okimono. Meiji period, Japan, 19th century.