Japanese Mixed Metal Brooch

Posted on July 6th, by Peter in Antique & Estate Jewelry, Available, Gallery.

The ovoid shaped silver plaque (from a Japanese samurai sword) depicts a woman in a kimono inlaid with multi colored gold and silver holding a red bronze mask, looking at a reflective screen showing the full moon and the ghost of her dead child peering from behind the screen wearing a gold shawl. Mounted on a sterling silver plaque with pin stem
Ca. 1850 in modern mounting
Dimensions: 2 x 1 inches
Available for purchase