From Japan comes this beautiful Shakudo match safe vesta with a gold Phoenix on one side and a silver dragon on the other emphasizing the term Shakudo which is early Japanese work in mixed metal. This piece is artist signed and in excellent condition. The silver hinge is strong and right. The striker is on the bottom. This vesta is circa 1890 and is 1 3/4" X 1 1/8" by 3/4".