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Very Heavy Japanese Silver Dramatic Dragon Box by Samurai Shokai

Very Heavy Japanese Silver Dramatic Dragon Box by Samurai Shokai


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Asia Trade: Pre 1920: Item # 1427669

Please refer to our stock # BT420 when inquiring.
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
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Listed Price $18,500.00
 
Large Japanese silver box, ca 1910. Rectangular with straight sides and hinged cover. Allover stippling. On cover is applied a dragon—all scales, fangs, and talons with slithering serpentine body. Same two wraparound sides. Fearsome protectors of priceless keepsakes. Marked “Samurai Shokai / Yokohama / Sterling”. Fine condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 11 1/4 x D 6 in. Very heavy weight: 93 troy ounces. #BT420

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