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Japanese figurines in celluloid and lacquer – Japan – First half of the 20th century

Lot reference 21614987
Japanese figurines in celluloid and lacquer – Japan – First half of the 20th century

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Current bid $62
Next minimum bid $68
Location: Italy
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$62 Bidder 6204
11-11-2018 13:54:19
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09-11-2018 11:55:58

In fair condition

Created in the late 1860s as a substitute for more expensive materials like ivory, tortoiseshell and amber, celluloid filled the gap between classes. In fact, everyone could purchase dentures, toiletries, items of jewellery and ornamental items made from this inexpensive but beautiful material.

In the 20s, Japan joined the trend of celluloid objects. Over the course of two decades, many objects were produced from this material, although not many were of high quality.

Collectors are attracted by the charm of the celluloid marvels of the 20th century because they are beautiful little works of art.

The lot proposed is in very good condition. The objects have always been kept in a display cabinet and have no signs of wear. They are between 8 and 9 cm tall without the bases.

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Catawiki member since August 22, 2018, received 1 review in total (1 in last 12 months)

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