Rams Head Antiques
Rams Head Antiques is located in Bishop Auckland, UK
Rare Sibayama Plaque Japanese Meiji
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This is a rare and unusual Japaneses Shibayama plaque dating from the mid 19th Century. The plaque is beautifully overlaid with polished shell decoration and depicts a 'Kintaro' swimming down toward a carp. Kintaro is a often translated as 'golden boy' and is Japanese Samurai hero from traditional Japanese folklore. The frame of the plaque is a deep brown red with colouration resembling rosewood. PROVENANCE: This was formerly the property of Hermann Gabriel when he was German Consul in Yokohama in 1880, see label to reverse. This is in excellent order throughout and measures 36 cms in diameter.
Rams Head Antiques has clarified that the Rare Sibayama Plaque Japanese Meiji (LA356181) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1860
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This Rare Sibayama Plaque Japanese Meiji is located in Bishop Auckland, UK