Cased Set 6 Japanese Silver Teaspoons with Octopus Finials

LIBERTY & CO 1893
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A fine quality late Victorian set of six cased Japanese silver teaspoons with lightly gilded bowls in the form of ormer shells, bamboo stems and finials formed as comical Octopi, either scratching their heads or frowning, with gilded eyes and each one slightly different. Complete with Liberty & Co fitted case.

Made by Sadajiro of Musashiya (Yokohama) with import marks for Liberty & Co, London, 1893

70 grams total weight of Spoons

£1200.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
115  mm (4.53 inches)
W
26  mm (1.02 inches)
Country
Japan
Stock Code
SM160419C
Medium
Silver
Literature
See: Artists' Spoons & Related Table Cutlery. By Simon Moore, pages 50, 51 and 52.