Japanese Antique Spiny Lobster Ceramic Box Handcrafted Sculptural Okimono For Sale
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Japanese Antique Spiny Lobster Ceramic Box Handcrafted Sculptural Okimono


A fine Japanese handcrafted spiny lobster two piece box hand cast in ceramic and signed on base. Rarely found, this sculptural Okimono came from an old Tokyo collection. Very fine condition from likely the Seto kiln. Today these older works of art serve as neat collectibles and wonderful decorative accents and make for great conversation. Some think the designs on some of their shells resemble Samurai masks. A signed Tomobako collector wooden box is included. Dimensions: 5.5 inches long and 2.25 inches wide Handmade and hand cast. Only one. Provenance: Old Tokyo collection. Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. Our gallery based in Shelburne, Vermont USA has been dealing in authentic Japanese , Chinese, and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition.  


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  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 1.5 in. x W 7.5 in. x D 5 in.H 3.81 cm x W 19.05 cm x D 12.7 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
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