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NICE QUALITY PAIR OF JAPANESE MIXED METAL MENUKI – FLOWERS

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer the third of a selection of Edo period (1615 – 1868) mixed metal Menuki ( Sword fittings ), this pair of Menuki depicting Floral scenes, the first formed in Silver with gilt highlighted Chrysanthemums and leaves , the second formed in Shakudo with gilt highlights as the flower heads , Menuki were formed as Mixed metal ornaments, usually in pairs, and were bound beneath the silk handles of Samurai swords, as decoration or lucky charms.

 

Condition Report: In good used condition with some age related wear.

 

Approximate sizes:

Silver Menuki:

Length: 1.3″   3.4 cm

Depth:    0.5″   1.2 cm

Shakudo Menuki:

Length: 1.25″   3.2 cm

Depth:  0.4″     1.1 cm

 

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.

 

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