Charles William Ayton (American Born around 1879) "O-kiku-san" Madame Chrysantheme. Ayrton was an American sculptor from St Louis MO, Studied in Paris and exhibited at the 1904 Great Exhibition of St Louis. This bronze is inspired by the exotic book Madame Chrysantheme by Pierre Loti of 1887 . Superb green/ brown patina, signed and inscribed Paris and with foundry marks for Barbedienne Fondeur.
Dimensions: Height 17 inches by 11 inches in width