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Sterling Silver Articulated Hercules Beetle Hercules Beetle. Sterling Silver. Length: 13 cm Width: 6 cm Moving parts: 24 By: Oleg Konstantinov  olegkonstantinovmetalwork.com

Sterling Silver Articulated Hercules Beetle Hercules Beetle. Sterling Silver. Length: 13 cm Width: 6 cm Moving parts: 24 By: Oleg Konstantinov olegkonstantinovmetalwork.com

Jizai Okimono by Kozan Takase (18th century), Japan :Jizai Okimono are realistically shaped figures of animals made from iron, copper. Their bodies and limbs are articulated, and can be moved like real animals.

Jizai Okimono by Kozan Takase (18th century), Japan :Jizai Okimono are realistically shaped figures of animals made from iron, copper. Their bodies and limbs are articulated, and can be moved like real animals.

Rare/Mint Jizai Okimono Ise Ebi : Iron by TokyoMatchaSelection

Rare/Mint Jizai Okimono Ise Ebi : Iron by TokyoMatchaSelection

jizai okimono.  [not sure how old this is but it sure is amazing.  Looks like brass and iron?]

jizai okimono. [not sure how old this is but it sure is amazing. Looks like brass and iron?]

Crab Jizai

Crab Jizai

Articulated Jizai Okimono of a Katydid

Articulated Jizai Okimono of a Katydid

Silver jizai okimono of a katydid, signed Soko, Japan, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Length: 3"

Silver jizai okimono of a katydid, signed Soko, Japan, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Length: 3"

Tsuba in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf Toshimitsu (Japanese) (Artist) Frog on a leaf.

Tsuba in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf Toshimitsu (Japanese) (Artist) Frog on a leaf.

Mid Edo kinko tsuba, most likely a unsigned work from the studio of Nara Tsuneshige, born in to the Sekiguchi family and later adopted by Kawamura family. He was a student of Nara Shigetsugu and was active around 1750.

Mid Edo kinko tsuba, most likely a unsigned work from the studio of Nara Tsuneshige, born in to the Sekiguchi family and later adopted by Kawamura family. He was a student of Nara Shigetsugu and was active around 1750.