Japanese Kozuka Handle Samurai With Sword Letter Opener. Silver Gold c1880.

Stock Number: SPK1302

£195.00

This antique Japanese letter opener has a Kozuka handle, dates from the Meiji period and has a silver blade that is marked with a fish type character.

The beautiful handle is wonderfully decorated on both sides with real gold highlights which show off the craftsman's skill for detail and this one features a Samurai waving a sword amongst foliage.

Material: Copper. White metal (Tests as silver). Gold.

Date: Meiji period c1880.

Marks: Marked with a fish type character.

Length: 20.5 cm (8") approx.

Weight: 36 g.

Condition: Excellent antique condition with some light signs of use in keeping with age. Some minor surface scratches and wear. Please see pictures. Comes in a gift box.

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