Bronze cat fishing on a bird bath

Kurashiki | Japan

£55

A bronze cat figure sits on a stone birdbath's rim holding a fishing rod, and a caught fish — Kurashiki Town, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
A bronze cat figure sits on a stone birdbath's rim holding a fishing rod, and a caught fish — Kurashiki Town, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
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Hahnemuhle Photo Rag® Baryta
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Date Captured
April 2018
Date Released
March 2023
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Take a delightful peek into a playful moment captured at a cafe garden in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. This quaint image presents an aged bronze cat figurine, perched atop a round stone birdbath. Holding a fishing rod with a dangling bronze fish on the line, the feline seems engaged in an eternal hunt - a charming tableau that could add whimsy and intrigue to any living space.

The sunlight shines brightly overhead, casting strong shadows and breathing life into the bronze feline. The cat, burnished over time, takes on a deep brown hue, an embodiment of durability and ageless charm. This cute bronze character in a solo fishing adventure immediately draws in the viewer, offering a pause in a busy day.

Beneath the poised feline is a stone birdbath stained orange, evidence of the oxidation process brought on by the immersion of bronze over time. This gives an air of timelessness, a subtle testament to the enduring spirit of nature and its elements.

The blurred background teases glimpses of green foliage, suggesting a calm, verdant garden setting. This melds perfectly with the inviting aura of the scene, creating a serene and tranquil atmosphere. Offering a beautiful blend of figurative charm, history, and nature's grace, this piece promises to be an engaging conversation starter and a memorable addition to your collection.

A bronze cat figure sits on a stone birdbath's rim holding a fishing rod, and a caught fish — Kurashiki Town, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

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