Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Figural Letter Opener

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This charming letter opener has a 3 dimensional figural frog stalking an insect sitting on a lily pad. The moment of anticipation, frozen in time. It's a beautiful representation of Japanese art at the turn of the 20th century. A natural and organic theme, at a time that would coincide with the Art Nouveau period in western art and design.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Meiji
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1910
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    9.75 in. H x 1.5 in. W x 0.5 in. D
    25 cm H x 4 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Papaikou, HI
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU95375923803
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