VINTAGE JAPANESE SILVER & MIXED METAL CIGARETTE CASE
Height: 3¼ inches / 8.2 cm
Width: 2¼ inches / 5.7 cm
Stock number: 010430/1218
A signed Japanese cigarette case with a stunning mixed metal scene of Mount Fuji with a pagoda, island’s, boats, trees and a bridge which are finished in stunning detail in copper, gold and oxidized silver, the interior has the reverse scene. It is signed by the artist to the rear cover with the case having quality cantered edges to both the front and rear with a rare slide opening action, instead of a button opening, with a removable sprung retainer. The interior is stamped SILVER 950 OKUBO (the Okudo Brothers had a retail outlet in the Imperial Hotel arcade, Tokyo). 62.8 grams.