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Japanese Bronze Tiger Kozuka Handled Letter Opener. Meiji C1880.


£245 | $342 USD | €283 EUR
Item Number: SA749590
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Krave Antiques
This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This antique Japanese letter opener has a bronze Kozuka handle, dates from the Meiji period and has a silver blade that is marked with a fish type character.
The beautiful bronze handle is wonderfully decorated on both sides with real gold highlights which show off the craftsman's skill for detail and this one features a tiger.
Material: Bronze. White metal (Tests as silver). Gold.
Date: Meiji period c1880.
Marks: Marked with a fish type character.
Length: 20.5 cm (8") approx.
Weight: 36 g.
Condition: Excellent antique condition with some light signs of use in keeping with age. Some minor surface scratches and wear. Please see pictures.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 20 cm (7.9")
Width = 2 cm (0.8")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")

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Krave Antiques
Peasedown St John
United Kingdom

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