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Pair Japanese Nagasaki .84 Silver Dragon Teaspoons

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Pair Japanese Nagasaki .84 Silver Dragon Teaspoons

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An intricate pair of souvenir teaspoons with snake handles and cherry blossom spoon bowls. A pair of 84 silver cast spoons with an etched design of cherry blossoms in the bowls. They have the stamped number 84 at the back handle end. The molded snakes on the handles are in a knot and ready to attack a myriad of mice that have climbed onto their body. Their tongues are flicking out. The whole of the front stem depicts a snake or serpent with little mice nearby and the bowl of the spoon displays a cherry blossom . The reverse side of the bowl has a shield (possibly with a good luck phrase),"Nagasaki" for the city ,"84" for silver content , a Japanese symbol inside a shield and two flowers in bloom . Ever the Japanese attention to detail and humor. There is the stamped mark on the back. There are two Japanese characters in a cartouche and below this is the word NAGASAKI with two flowers and the number 84 and what looks like another character. MEASUREMENTS 5” (12.7 cm) long x 1 1/8” (2.9 cm) wide x 5/8” (1.6 cm) tall. Weighs 1.1 oz (30 g) CONDITION There are light scratches throughout. There is light wear to the cherry blossoms inside the bowl of both spoons. There is light corrosion on the tip of the handle of one spoon and at the base of the handles of both. An pair of fun spoons that are a worthwhile collectible.

Reserve: $34.00

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    Pair Japanese Nagasaki .84 Silver Dragon Teaspoons

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    Jun 16
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    Lot 0026 Details

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    An intricate pair of souvenir teaspoons with snake handles and cherry blossom spoon bowls. A pair of 84 silver cast spoons with an etched design of cherry blossoms in the bowls. They have the stamped number 84 at the back handle end. The molded snakes on the handles are in a knot and ready to attack a myriad of mice that have climbed onto their body. Their tongues are flicking out. The whole of the front stem depicts a snake or serpent with little mice nearby and the bowl of the spoon displays a cherry blossom . The reverse side of the bowl has a shield (possibly with a good luck phrase),"Nagasaki" for the city ,"84" for silver content , a Japanese symbol inside a shield and two flowers in bloom . Ever the Japanese attention to detail and humor. There is the stamped mark on the back. There are two Japanese characters in a cartouche and below this is the word NAGASAKI with two flowers and the number 84 and what looks like another character. MEASUREMENTS 5” (12.7 cm) long x 1 1/8” (2.9 cm) wide x 5/8” (1.6 cm) tall. Weighs 1.1 oz (30 g) CONDITION There are light scratches throughout. There is light wear to the cherry blossoms inside the bowl of both spoons. There is light corrosion on the tip of the handle of one spoon and at the base of the handles of both. An pair of fun spoons that are a worthwhile collectible.

    Reserve: $34.00

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $8.80 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Arizona

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    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

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