Antique Japanese Meiji Signed Komai Gold & Silver Damascened Belt Buckle C1900


Antique Japanese Meiji Signed Komai Gold & Silver Damascened Belt Buckle C1900

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Antique Japanese Meiji Signed Komai Gold & Silver Damascened Belt Buckle C1900:
$142


Antique Japanese Meiji Signed Komai Gold & Silver Damascened Belt Buckle c1900

This is for an antique Japanese Komai gold and silver damascened belt buckle, signed 'S. Komai', 'Kyoto', Meiji Period, circa 1900. Made of yellow metal, the two-piece foliate form buckle, is inset with two gold and silver damascened iron plaques, which fit together to form a Japanese landscape, depicting Buddhist shrine-temple buildings, a torii gateway, a pine tree, a sailing boat, all against a black moonlight sky, with a snow capped Mount Fuji in the background. The underside has two loops, to fit onto a belt, and is clearly marked with a Japanese character signature and makers mark in English;

'S. KOMAI.
KYOTO'

The gold inlay tests as near pure gold. This belt buckle measures 7.2 cm in length and 5.2 cm in width. It weighs 51 grams. The condition is generally excellent, the silver has light tarnishing from age, there is no damage and no repair. Please see images.

Notes: Komai Otojiro (1842-1917) began to produce works displaying the renowned textured inlay in gold and silver "Nunome-Zougan", after studying inlay techniques with a sword-fitting artisan called Misaki Shusuke from Higo. Komai Otojiro retired in 1906, and his son Seibei continuing to work until 1912. The Kyoto dealer, Ikeda Seisuke, marketed most of Komai's work, and won a gold medal at the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900.

Guaranteed old & original.



International buyers have the option to pay by Paypal, send a bank draft in GBP, or send GBP in a recorded envelope. U.K. buyers have the option to pay by Paypal, personal cheque, postal order or send GBP in a recoded envelope.



Shipping will be combined for multiple purchases. All items are sent within 3 working days of receiving cleared funds. Each item is sent fully protected in new packaging. Items with a value exceeding £46 must be sent with recorded delivery, and will require a signature on arrival.



All purchases must be paid for within 3 days of the sale end.




Antique Japanese Meiji Signed Komai Gold & Silver Damascened Belt Buckle C1900:
$142

Buy Now



 B720: Japanese Wooden Tray Ichimonji-bon For Green Tea Sencha Of Good Taste  picture
B720: Japanese Wooden Tray Ichimonji-bon For Green Tea Sencha Of Good Taste


 D246: Japanese Old Copper Ware Incense Burner Of Traditional Style picture
D246: Japanese Old Copper Ware Incense Burner Of Traditional Style


Vintage Silk Tiny Coin Purse Japan Doll Purse picture
Vintage Silk Tiny Coin Purse Japan Doll Purse


 B723: Japanese Wooden Tray Of Very Good Sculpture Work And Wood Taste   picture
B723: Japanese Wooden Tray Of Very Good Sculpture Work And Wood Taste


Japanese Meiji Period Silver Embroidery On Silk Of Hawk Attacking White Cranes picture
Japanese Meiji Period Silver Embroidery On Silk Of Hawk Attacking White Cranes


D245: Japanese Iron Ware Pair Of Ring For Tea Kettle Chagama With Good Shape picture
D245: Japanese Iron Ware Pair Of Ring For Tea Kettle Chagama With Good Shape