A Japanese Flintlock Tinderlighter Netsuke
Lot 309
A Japanese Flintlock Tinderlighter Netsuke
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,061) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Japanese Flintlock Tinderlighter Netsuke
Edo Period
The mechanism housed beneath a brass plate with circular tinder compartment, iron cock and pivoting steel, the former released by an external button, all contained in the hinged ovoidal russet iron case, the lid decorated with applied silver and copper flower-heads and pins, the base with brass floret with suspension ring
4.5 cm.

Footnotes

  • For an almost identical example sold in these Rooms see Antique Arms, Armour & Modern Sporting Guns, 25 July 2012, lot 10
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