Fairy of Hakodate (Summer) statue
Public Art: Fairy of Hakodate (Summer) statue
Also Known As : Summer Fairy of Hakodate.
Sculptor: © Kaori Uta
Description: Bronze statue a bare footed summer
fairy, holding on tight to her hat. I'm not too sure but I suspect that the scarf around her neck is often replaced
because she seems to appear in an assortment of them. The statue stands on a marble plinth between
Date unveiled: The summer fairy was unveiled in
1999 as part of the Hakodate public art project.
Acknowledgements: Thank you to Cinnamon van Reyk for
kindly providing the photos and to Akiko FUJII (ms), International Affairs Section, planning Department,
City of Hakodate, Japan for
providing the information.
Attention: If anyone could provide more
information about the origins of the Hakodate Fairy statues (summer and winter) I would be more than grateful.