The handle wonderfully, and ingeniously cast in bronze as a cluster of fish and crustacea, patinated in various mixed metal alloys, attached to the blade by a silvered shell, cast with a gilt crab, and starfish. The silvered blade, engraved with a gilt, sinuous dragon, emerging through both sides, amongst crashing waves. Length - 36 cm, 14 1/8.
GUARANTEED TO BE GENUINE AND AS DESCRIBED. If you require any further information, please call me on +44 (0)7860 525579. The item "Japanese mixed metal letter opener. Meiji Period 1868-1912" is in sale since Monday, December 24, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "philipcarrolcom" and is located in gargrave, North Yorkshire.This item can be shipped worldwide.