19TH C. JAPANESE MIXED METAL ONI DEMON PAGE TURNER

 

Origin: Japan     

Period/Date: circa 1880, Meiji period

Materials:  Brass, copper, gold gilding

Description:  This extremely well detailed example has a gilded copper handle in the form of an "oni" demon bearing a "koro".  The craftsmanship is stellar!  The blade is also finely engraved with a dragon.  It was used as a page turner and letter opener.   The overall condition is excellent with some minor nicks and rubbing.  The blade has some play to it.  Presented on a custom metal display stand.

Dimensions:   Length 11.75"  (30 cm), Width 1 1/8"  (2.9 cm)

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