RARE & FINE Japanese niello/gild STERLING SILVER 950 salt-pepper KOKESHI SHAKERS. A nice pair of Japanese sterling silver salt & pepper shakers in form of the renown wooden dolls. Both shakers are almost of the same size, rather short & differently etched to feature a boy & a girl with faces, niello hair & clothe patterns: the boy with simple + signs, whilst the girl more elaborate with flower, butterflies & swirling clouds? Different set of outlet holes (7 on girl for salt, and larger 4 on boy for pepper).Both are marked "Sterling 950". On the sliding refill doors at the bottoms. 2.33" x 1.04"-0.79 59mm H(igh) x 26mm-20mm W(ide, heads-base), total weight 35gr. Lost/faded details, scratches & tarnish overall, boy's sliding door is a little rougher. We do our best to protect your investment from damages.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "chuotdong" and is located in Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.