Antique Japanese Solid Silver, Enamel and Shibayama Dragon, Kazumi, circa 1890

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Antique 19th century Japanese Meiji period solid silver and shibayama model of a dragon. Cast and carved as a serpentine water dragon, spiked body, mouth open with a stylized wave spray supporting a gold lacquered shibayama ball mounted with an enamel cockerel finial. The piece dates to the Meiji period (1890-1912), acid tested shows a 950+ silver standard, probably made by Kazumi.

Condition

In great condition. No damage, just general wear.

Size

Height: 33cm
Width: 22 x 13cm
Weight: 1200g.

             

Details

  • Creator
    Kazumi Yoshida (Maker)
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    12.99 in. H x 5.12 in. W x 8.66 in. D
    33 cm H x 13 cm W x 22 cm D
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU134829050873
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