Finely cast in two parts as a rat seated on top of the lucky deity Daikoku’s bag, the rat inset and removable. The bag is of a smoothly polished blackish bronze and the rat is cast from copper bronze, and naturalistically carved with large eyes and alert ears. Signed to the base HIDEAKI saku.
LENGTH 23.5 cm
WEIGHT 2172.3 grams
Condition: Excellent condition with extremely minor surface wear.
Provenance: French private collection.