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Rare Japanese Antique Multi-Metal Box with Bats-in-Flight

Rare Japanese Antique Multi-Metal Box with Bats-in-Flight


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1340751

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A rare, hexagonal covered box designed in high relief with shakudo bats-in-flight about a large silver moon, its interiors, polished gold. Kiku, reeds and foliage, modeled in gold, shakudo and copper, both moriage and kaga-inlaid, gleam against its shibuichi ground. Inlaid gold plaque, Sei Hiko. This multi-metal box is in excellent condition. Height: 2.5”, length: 5.5”, width: 4” Meiji Period, Japan