There is a dragon shaped hook on the other end of the shaft so it could be carried around by the Calligraphers Obi. The Yatate doesnt have any identifying marks other than what we believe to be the artist's signature.
The Yatate measures 14 1/2 inches long and its Six-Sided Inkwell Housing is 3 inches high to the Top of the Inkwells Lid and it is 4 inches across at its widest point. Aside from minor signs of wear, the Yatate is in Very Good to Excellent Condition, without any dents, splits, scratches or loose or missing parts.
See photos for best description. The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD BRONZE YATATE CALLIGRAPHY BRUSH HOLDER & INKWELL" is in sale since Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "hockeydad-13" and is located in Glen Allen, Virginia.
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