Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles. Antique Japanese Mixed Metal Letter Opener Page Turner Meiji Era Shakudo Style. DESCRIPTION Antique Japanese Shakudo letter opener made from bronze. Late Meiji period in date (1868 -1912) this beautifully ornate letter opener was crafted with great skill and detail. One side of the handle is ornately decorated with a a man on a raft crossing a river with certain features highlighted in gold.
The other side is decorated with a waterfall and branch leaves overhanging. This would make a fabulous birthday gift, housewarming gift, holiday gift or for any Japanese metal enthusiasts. MEASUREMENTS Letter opener measures 7.75" long by 1" wide and weighs 2oz. CONDITION In good condition considering age and use- (please see all pictures as they form part of the description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA.
It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone. The item "Antique Japanese Mixed Metal Letter Opener Page Turner Meiji Era Shakudo Style" is in sale since Thursday, July 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Pens & Writing Instruments\Desktop Items\Letter Openers".
The seller is "pearsefee" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.