Japanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a LobsterJapanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a Lobster

A Japanese vintage patinated iron okimono or ornament of a lobster with very lifelike features. It is about 50-60 years old. It was made very delicately cut and tooled by a metal art specialist. It stands slightly up on its legs which provide the height. The only things missing are its claws, and not sure why or type of breed. It has the lobster body with the spiny tail and abdomen, ending with the tail fins. and what appears to be the carapace or the outer shell And, of course, the antennae seem to wiggle in tune with the leg movement. The curves and bumps on its body add the final touch along with the nice colors of tinted lacquers. This okimono is in excellent vintage condition with no missing parts found. This would make a great extension to an existing sea life collection from Japan or st

Size: Height 9.16 inches or 24.2 cm, Width at legs 8.77 inches or 22.5 cm, Width at smaller and 5.61 inches or 14.4 cm

Total weight 1090 grams or 2.4 lbs.

Item ID: A2137


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Japanese Vintage Patinated Iron Okimono or Ornament of a Lobster

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