A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA
A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA

A FINE JAPANESE SHAKUDO MIXED METAL KORO BY NOGAWA

c. 1890 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to bring you this small but high quality Koro on stand, artist signed and from the Nogawa company , the delightful six sided Koro is formed from solid Shakudo , an alloy perfected by the Japanese Swordsmiths in the 16th century by mixing Gold with bronze to reach the blue black patination so highly coveted today, the Koro is inlaid with Gold, Silver and mixed alloys depicting a pair of Cockerels to one side and a mountainous village scene and temple gate to the other , the stylised legs and handles are further Silver inlaid ,with silver inlaid geometric banding to the body and lid, the lid is decorated with inlaid mixed metal flowers and butterflies, the finial a mixed metal Cockerel, this super little Koro has survived since the Meiji Period with its original pierced and carved hardwood base intact, an absolute delight, and the first of three solid Shakudo Koro from a single collection . Circa 1900.

Provenance: Formerly part of a high quality UK private collection.

The condition is exquisite .

Approximate sizes:

Height: 4.75" 12 cm

Width: 3 3/8" 9 cm

Depth: 2 1/8" 5.5 cm




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Formerly part of a high quality UK private collection.
Dimensions
Height 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Width 9.00 cm (3.54 inches)
Depth 5.50 cm (2.17 inches)
Medium
SHAKUDO MIXED METALS
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NOGAWA
Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)
Dorset
United Kingdom

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