All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1218750 (stock #091307)
An exceptional mixed metal Shakudo brooch with a Japanese signature. Image is of a samurai, with a gold sword and silver herons, or storks, inlaid in the costume. The piece has the original pin and C clasp.
Size: 1 1/2 X 3/4 inch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #831499 (stock #120801)
Quite a rare and interesting Japanese heavy mixed metal bracelet, with what appear to be Noh theater masks of different characters around the circumference. The faces are in different metal shades with insets of silver and gold and defined with deep set eyes, an open mouth with teeth, and some eyes cut through. Very intricate design with the faces arranged between scrolling lines, and flat areas with inset flowers. An exceptionally striking art piece.
Condition: Very nice.
Size: Bracelet is large and quite heavy. Rim circumference - 9 inches. Height - 1 1/4 inches.