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Silver Okimono of a Heron

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1910: Item # 874101

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This silver okimono of a heron on a burlwood stand poses elegantly on one leg with head slightly tilted back. Extensive incised and chiseled work contrasts the feathers on the chest with those on the wings and tailfeather. Carved signature on the bottom reads: Gyokuto sai. With tomobako. The heron is in excellent condition with no dents or restoration. Height (with stand): 9" Meiji Period, Japan