A fine Japanese solid silver tea caddy or natsume, c.1890. Meiji Period. The body, finely cast in heavy relief, and chased, with a sinuous dragon grasping the Pearl of Wisdom, whilst flying above a raging sea. The cover decorated with further crashing waves. Having an inner cover, with a multi faceted finial. Junjin stamp to the base. Weight - 359 grammesView More
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Japanese silver tea caddy ‘natsume’, c. 1890. Meiji Period.