Beautiful Antique Meiji Period Mixed Metal Japanese Letter Opener. The handle has mixed metal gold, silver, copper storks and flowers. It is artist signed on a silvered oblong on the bottom left of the handle. The handle has wonderfully sculptured high relief storks and flowers on both sides of the handle. The blade has hand inscribed birds and flowers. It is in excellent condition and measures 1 foot long, widest width of handle 1-3/8 inches. Weight 109.5 grams.