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Pair of Nail Head Covers Kugikakushi: Flying Cranes
December 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

These Japanese bronze kugikakushi (ornamental metal covering to hide nails) were cast in the form of cranes with wings outstretched in flight. Meiji/Taisho period, early 20th century. The cranes were cast in high relief, and their faces and feathers are finely rendered. Both kugikakushi have the characteristic squared push-pin type shafts. Fancy kugikakushi such as these were usually decorated with various good luck and auspicious motifs...
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