Japan. Kaga silver Fantasy Hanafuri (square - shaped sheets) nd, ca. late-19th Century

Description
Japan. Kaga silver Fantasy Hanafuri (square - shaped sheets) nd, ca. late-19th Century
Silver - Ungraded

Japan, Kaga fantasy Hanafuri silver, ND.
Stamped silver sheet, original 1600-1750, struck at a later period.
18 gr
58mm x 46mm.
Stamps:
- upside-down character “福”
- upside-down character "壽"
- 4 x chrysanthemum on the four corners.
- 2 x right-facing fox or squirrel.

Overall, a very interesting fantasy piece with ages, ex-private collection.

Fantasy issues as such produced for foreigners after the opening of Japan in 1859 to help circumvent the outflow of gold.

See images for a better impression.

Lot details
Country/Province
Japan
Denomination
Kaga silver Fantasy Hanafuri (square - shaped sheets)
Year/Period and Variation
nd, ca. late-19th Century
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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