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Antique Brass Japanese Vesta Case Meji Dragon Match Holder Case Safe

  • $ 35000


Antique Japanese dragon brass vesta case. Superbly designed vesta or matches case this high relief three clawed dragon opens up his mouth to reveal the inside matches. Dating to around 1890-1910 this exquisite match safe is typical of the high quality expected from the Meiji period. The ridge on the bottom is used to strike the matches on. The hing is strong and snaps shut tightly.

A great addition to your tobacciana or asian collectible or a fabulous birthday gift idea.


Dragon vesta measures 2.75" tall by 1.5" wide by 0.5" deep and weighs 0.8oz.


In excellent condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.

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