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Japanese Silver Tea Caddy ‘natsume’, Meiji Period.


£2,850 | $3,882 USD | €3,340 EUR
Item Number: SA860266
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Philip Carrol Antiques
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A fine Japanese solid silver tea caddy or natsume, c.1890. Meiji Period. The body, finely cast in heavy relief, and chased, with a sinuous dragon grasping the Pearl of Wisdom, whilst flying above a raging sea.
The cover decorated with further crashing waves. Having an inner cover, with a multi faceted finial.
Junjin stamp to the base.
Weight – 359 grammes
Medium: Silver
Height: 14 cm, 5 1/2”.
Width: 12 cm, 4 3/4”.
Condition: Excellent. No damage. No repair.

This antique has been viewed 40 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 14 cm (5.5")
Width = 12 cm (4.7")
Depth = 12 cm (4.7")

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Philip Carrol Antiques
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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