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Antique Japanese Bronze Yatate with Leaves and Fu Dog

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1920: Item # 1302911
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Antique Japanese bronze yatate, a pipe shaped container for the carrying of cotton saturated with calligraphy ink with a long shaft for a brush. The main component is cylindrical in shape with an inner compartment and an outer decorative area with scrolling vines and flowers. The lid has a kiri leaf design. The brush shaft has a fu dog towards the top and scrolling vines with kiri leaves running down towards the end, where it stands on an elephant's head. 20th Century Size: 4" height, 12" length, 3" width