This is a very attractive Japanese letter opener/page turner made of mixed metals. The handle cast in relief as a muscular male figure, Oni Demon, with small figure clutching onto one leg - bronze with gold and silver decoration.
The page turner with engraved decoration of dragon and clouds. Overall length approx 11.3/4in(29.8cm).
Handle 3.5/8in(9.3cm). ANTIQUE JAPANESE LACQUER BOX with CARVED MOTHER of PEARL QUAIL INLAY & SEAL MARK. ANTIQUE JAPANESE MEJI PERIOD LETTER OPENER/ PAGE TURNER - ONI DEMON-MIXED METALS. Overall length approx 11.3/4in (29.8cm).
Condition - overall very good, minor surface marks and wear. Some wear to the gold elements. The silver areas show as a dark grey/black colour (not been cleaned) - see photos or ask questions. PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL I HAVE SENT YOU AN INVOICE.This may not be mentioned in the description but any damage we feel to be significant will be mentioned in the description and or shown in the. We pack as efficiently and cheaply as possible bearing in mind the value and delicate nature of the goods. We are not prepared to undervalue the item to avoid duty so please do not ask. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.
The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE MEJI PERIOD LETTER OPENER/ PAGE TURNER ONI DEMON-MIXED METALS" is in sale since Thursday, April 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "whirlycat" and is located in West Country. This item can be shipped worldwide.