Wonderfully detailed bronze sculpture depicting a beggar boy in tattered clothes sitting on a tree stump and holding a pet rat in one arm and holding out the other for alms. Signed in cast beside right foot (illegible) and dated 1875. Stands on green marble plinth. Measures 11in height overall (10in bronze only) and 7in wide x 5in depth at base. Condition: Excellent antique condition with no defects noted.
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