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Japanese Pouch Clasp with Rats atop a Chili Pepper

Japanese Pouch Clasp with Rats atop a Chili Pepper


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1331565

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An elegant pouch clasp mounted on an oval shakudo base, its reverse inlaid with gilt pine barrens. On the front a long chili pepper is sculpted of coral and gold with two mischievous gold mice clambering onto its surface. The pepper’s gold stem is incised with the signature of the maker, Kikuoka. This one-of-a-kind clasp is in excellent condition. Length: 2.75” 19th Century, Japan