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Mika's (Ko Shibasaki) carved bird, Hiroyuki Sanada's chair back, a script and a storyboard file from Carl Rinsch's fantasy action film 47 Ronin. Mika gave the bird to Kai (Keanu Reeves) when they were teenagers.
The bird is hand-carved, goldtone-painted wood. The chair back features Sanada's character "Oishi" printed on one side and Lord Asano's (Min Tanaka) seal on the other. The script is credited to Chris Morgan and is printed on different coloured pages. A crew member's name is watermarked throughout. The storyboards are in a blue ring binder. Most pages feature four illustrations, with text describing the scene, camera angles, and character movements. Dimensions (bird): 3.5 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm (1½" x 1¼" x 1¼"); (chair back): 6 cm x 54.5 cm (6¼" x 21¾")
Estimate: £800 - 1,200 M
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.