Set of 5 Japanese sterling silver spoons in the shape of the musical instrument the samisen. These are small size, demi tasse, to use for dessert, coffee, tea, condiments, spices, etc. Marked Sterling, Japan. Early 20th century, but they are in like-new condition, kept in original velvet lined box.
Length is 4 inches. Bowl is 1 by 1 inch. Can be used as master salts. Sold as a set of 5 ( Asian items come in sets of 3 or 5). A nice way to dress up the breakfast or dinner table with vintage sterling silver. These are beautifully made. 36 grams silver.
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