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Japanese Butterfly and Floral Enameled Brass Gong

$2,200

About

Finely engraved and colored Japanese 'gong with gong mallet. The engravings are of flowers and organic patterns, but the real stopper are the engraved butterflies around the outer border, circa 1870-1890. The piece was purchased in Pre-WWII London and found its way to USA soon after the war was over. Good condition with some enamel losses, tarnish and patina. The mallet is old, worn and lovingly used. Small bit of chain included. Measures: Approximately 14.5" diameter x 1.25" deep.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)Diameter: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)
  • Style
    Japonisme (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    EngravedBrass,EnameledBrass
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Tarnish, wear and losses commensurate with age and use. Some scratches and scuffs.
  • Seller Location
    Garnerville, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ARPOSHYH10.11.20.41stDibs: LU1236220950022

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Garnerville, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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