Bookworm or Caterpillar
3rd Quarter, 20th Century
Bronze or brass
12 inches long, 5 inches high
A whimsical sculpture probably representing a “bookworm,” portrayed as a smiling anthropomorphic segmented caterpillar, with two small front feet and wearing a hat.
Condition: Generally fine overall with light wear and oxidation. Mounting holes on bottom suggesting it might formerly been on a base, or part of a larger construction.