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Japanese Bronze Mixed Metal Decorative Shoe Horn


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1920: Item # 1031949

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An exquisitely handcrafted Japanese bronze shoe horn with mixed metal embossed decorations. The highly embossed decorative handle is crafted in the shape of a vase and comprises a combination of applied and embossed birds and flowers. Two of the applied birds are made of what appears to be copper which lends a contrasting reddish tone against the bronze. The sides of the handle are adorn with 2 dragons. The shoehorn is engraved with etchings of bamboo and a bird.

Age: C 1900

Condition: very good condition for its age with no repairs or damages

Size: 8 and 3/4 inches (approx 22 cm) in Length; approx 1.6 inches (4 cm) in width