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Antique Japanese Bronze Caligraphy Suiteki/Candleholder

Antique Japanese Bronze Caligraphy Suiteki/Candleholder

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1910: Item # 1241610

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Kyoto, Japan
Shugakuin, Sakyo-ku

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Stunning Meiji Period bronze suiteki water dropper for caligraphy to make the ink from an ink stone. But if the lid is flipped it serves as a candleholder for light to write a romantic note to one`s lover in the late Meiji Period C.1910. On the side is inscripted the characters of a chinese poem. The bronze is thick and has a some wear but in very good condition. Comes in a wood paulownia box. Shipping included.