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On display at V&A South Kensington
Japan, Room 45, The Toshiba Gallery

Handbag

2008 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Cloisonne enamel handbag in the form of a coiled python.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hammered copper body with cloisonné enamel and patinated copper alloys; the zip teeth are of silver.
Brief Description
Cloisonne enamel handbag in the form of a coiled python.
Physical Description
Cloisonne enamel handbag in the form of a coiled python.
Dimensions
  • Height: 407mm
  • Width: 380mm
  • Depth: 250mm
Gallery Label
Handbag in the form of a python 2008 The coiled python is made of cloisonné enamels on copper while patinated copper alloy is used for the leather trim, handles and strap. The zip and its fittings are meticulously crafted from silver. Haruta Yukihiko (born 1969) Tokyo Copper with cloisonné enamels, silver wires; fittings of silver and patinated copper alloys Edwin Davies Fund Museum no. FE.22-2015
Credit line
Purchased by the Edwin Davies Fund
Collection
Accession Number
FE.22-2015

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record createdJanuary 21, 2015
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