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Finely Carved Japanese Bekko Kogai, Hair Pin

Finely Carved Japanese Bekko Kogai, Hair Pin


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1206392

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The size of Kogai: 6 3/4" Long x 9/16" Wide x 3/8" Thick. Beautiful Japanese Bekko(turtoise shell) Kogai, Hair Pin. It has both end carved with the design of Manryo(Ardisia crenata Sims), Japanese plant with red berry which is symbol of wealth. Ten thousand Ryo(10,000 Gold Edo Coin). The both end has carved open holes. Kogai is consisted with three layers to build the this thickness and carved out beautifully all sides. It had to be this way since each Turtoise shell does not have this much thickness alone. Beautiful color is radiated. The condidion of Kogai is excellent. One tiny wear spot at the sheath joint. Dating from Taisho period.