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Large signed softmetal kiseru. Katakiribori decoration of Daruma, Kiri

Large signed softmetal kiseru. Katakiribori decoration of Daruma, Kiri


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1342057
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A long kiseru comprised of two large, robust ends joined to a bamboo tube. The bowl end with decoration of paulownia (kiri) in garden view, the mouthpiece end with decoration of Daruma with whisk, both executed in katakiri-bori (engraved). Three character signature. The ends made from a soft metal (kinko) alloy with a warm patina. Condition is good and pipe unobstructed. Total length, 19 1/4 inches.