Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A composition extensively used in Japanese decorative art, composed of three parts of copper to one of silver.

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Examples

  • Tokumitsu (active Meiji period), bronze sculpture in the form of a pair of playing shiba dogs, Nineteenth Century, bronze, shakudô and shibuichi, 4 7 / 8 by 8¼ by 5¾ inches, signed Tokumitsu.

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  • Valued at more than $8,000, the bronze sculpture in the form of a pair of playing shiba dogs, with inset shakudô and shibuichi in eyes, the sculpture measures 47 / 8 by

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