A pair of fine quality early 20thc Meiji period Japanese bronzes of a peasant man and peasant woman.
The elderly man holds a bottle & he is possibly missing a pouring vessel is his other hand.
He wears very simple clothes & stands on a small round base.
The woman has been collecting sticks for the fire & these are being carried on her back.
She is also reading a book whilst she is walking. She also stands on a small round base.
FURTHER IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:
Size: of Man Size of Woman:
Height: 11.75'' / 29.5cm Height: 12'' / 30cm
Depth: 4.2'' / 10.5cm Width: 5'' / 12.5cm
Width: 4.25'' / 11cm Depth: 6'' / 15cm