Antique Letter Opener

Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century

Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century

Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century
A late 19th Century Japanese letter opener made from mixed metals. The handle depicts rats amongst maize corn, in relief with bronzed highlights. The theme is continued by engravings along the blade.

It measures approximately 1 ft long and weighs 83grams. It is in good condition, see photographs for best idea. I'm now listing in preparation for the Christmas season and have many lovely and often unusual items to offer, something for everyone. Please keep an eye on my listings if you are looking for a gift that is a little bit different. I describe condition as honestly as possible and mention if there are any issues but please be aware that many of my things are old and age may lead to some imperfection.

The item "Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century" is in sale since Sunday, October 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "crowcircle" and is located in Thirsk.

This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: Japanese
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Product: Paper Knife
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Primary Material: Mixed Metals
  • Antique: Yes
  • Original/Repro: Antique Original

Japanese Meiji Period Brass and Bronze Letter Opener Rats in Maize 19th Century