This item is a metal articulated model of a shrimp. In Japan, this type of ornaments is called "Jizai Okimono" (a lifelike, articulated animal figure), which originated when the dissolution of samurai occurred and samurai armorers had to turn their skills to making articulated sculpture. It is a desirable collectibles for Oriental art aficionados. Kindly note that due to the ongoing pandemic, it may take longer for your item to arrive.
Thank you very much for your understanding and support. We hope everyone stays safe and healthy! The item "Vintage Japanese Metal Articulated Model of a Shrimp" is in sale since Saturday, August 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "titleandmig" and is located in Bangkok.
This item can be shipped worldwide.