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
Period
1910-1919
Materials and Techniques
Bronze
Condition
Good
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
Address
Modernaire
27-1945 Hawaii Belt Rd.
Papaikou HI 96781
US
(510) 900-5482
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in Papaikou, HI
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