4 Japanese Meiji Shakudo Mixed Metal Place Card Holders
Click thumbnails for expanded view.
- Quantity Available: 1
A wonderful set of four mixed-metal shakudo fan-shaped place card holders. Each fan is decorated with an elegant scene depicting a pair of cranes under a flowering tree. The design is very well formed and the sharp details are picked out with bright gilding that stands out nicely from the dark bronze background. The backs of the fans have attached folding easels. At the end of the shogunate period, Japanese metalsmiths turned their attention from sword making toward a variety of personal and household objects of astounding quality. The holders are presented in their original individual wooden cases lined with red silk and cotton. The boxes even retain their original rice paper inner covers with the addresses of the Tokyo and Yokohama stores where the holders were apparently purchased. Origin: Japan, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 2-5/16 x 1-7/16.
Shipping:Negotiated with Seller
- Reference #
- Ca. 1900
- Width: 0 inch
- Height: 0 inch
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound
- See Description
Items Similar To " 4 Japanese Meiji Shakudo Mixed Metal Place Card Holders "
Japanese Bronze Mix Metal Vase
Antique Silver Japanese Scene Pill Box 1899
Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Vase Circa 1910
Letter Opener Page Turner Mixed Metals, Japanese C.1890.
Antique Multi-colored Bronze and Ivory Sculpture, Japanese, 19th Century Meiji Period
Old Japanese Bronze Teapot
Japanese Silver and Glass Angostura Bitters Bottle
Rare Japanese Sterling Enamel Wasabi Ginger Condiments Cruet set