A set of kozuka and kogai.
Kogai : Mei(signature) : Gotou Ritujo(Kao)
Length : 21.1 cm x 1.21 cm ( 8.3 inches x 0.48 inches)
Kozuka : Mei(signature) : Gotou Keijo(Kao)
Length : 9.68 cm x 1.40 cm ( 3.81 inches x 0.55 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo Period
Special feature : On shakudou nanakoji, dragon design is engraved.
Goto Ritujo born at Tensho14 (1586) as son of Chojo.
Shichirobe family’s founder is Chojo but Ritujo separate as special case and taked over for 7 generations.
Keijo is Genbe family’s 2nd generation.
Born as Yamanaka Shinbe but merried with Kyujo’s daughter.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.