A soft-metal-inlaid articulated model of a butterfly
A soft-metal-inlaid articulated model of a butterfly

21ST CENTURY, SIGNED MASAHIRO (KAMIYAMA MASAHIRO; B. 1955)

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A soft-metal-inlaid articulated model of a butterfly
21st century, signed Masahiro (Kamiyama Masahiro; b. 1955)
The gold and shakudo butterfly constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable wings and gold limbs, the details finely inlaid in various gold, silver, shibuichi and shakudo and incised, signature on a gold tablet applied on the body
6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide
With double wood box, titled Tasukiageha cho (Swallowtail butterfly), signed Masahiro kinsei, sealed Masahiro

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