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Japanese Silver cigarette case marked K Hattori

Japanese Silver cigarette case marked K Hattori

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1910: Item # 1266877

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Silver Japanese hinged cigarette case, made for export to the US... Excellent pierced work forms different kenji on front and rear of box.

In 1881 Kintarō Hattori opened a watch and jewelry shop called "K. Hattori" in the Ginza area of Tokyo, Japan. Eleven years later, in 1892, he began to produce clocks under the name Seikosha (精工舎), meaning roughly "House of Exquisite Workmanship" The beginnings of the Seiko watch company...