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


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.              


  • Creator
    Kazumi Yoshida (Maker)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 13 in. x W 5.12 in. x D 8.67 in.

    H 33 cm x W 13 cm x D 22 cm

  • Seller location
    London, GB
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