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Massive Antique Japanese Silver Jewel Casket with Guardian Dragons

$30,000

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Massive Japanese silver casket box, circa 1890. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged cover with loose-mounted trefoil handle. All-over spot hammering. Applied to sides are two wraparound dragons-scaly and slithering beasts with major dentition. A third is applied to cover in super scary high relief. Cold-blooded guardians of the family jewels. Interior velvet-lined with detachable and partitioned wood tray. On carved wood Stand. Japanese marks on silver plaque mounted to base. Dimensions: H (without stand) 6 x W 13 1/4 x D 9 in. H (with stand) 9 in.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Width: 13.25 in. (33.66 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Meiji (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BR7821stDibs: LU898021355052

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