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Fuchi Kashira: (NBTHK Hozon Paper) Mei (signature) :Issai Toumei (Kao)

Ordering number : F12428

Fuchi Kashira: (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) :Issai Toumei (Kao)

Fuchi Length : 3.78 cm x 2.19 cm x 0.89 cm
( 1.48 inches x 0.86 inches x 0.35 inches)
Kashira Length : 3.47 cm x 1.82 cm x 0.72 cm
(1.36 inches x 0.71 inches x 0.28 inches)

Jidai(era) :Late Edo period.

Araki Toumei (1817 - R.I.P 1870) : HIs first name is "Hidenobu" after name is "Yoshinoshin". Another name "Issai" like this item.
He was born at Kyoto and a son of the rice selling merchant and called Yohei.
At 13 years of age, he studied under the Goto Tojyo and later, he studied under the Goto Ichijyo.
He was permitted to make name as issai from his master Tojyo.
From Ichijyo,He was permitted to use the signature issai.

Special feature: Awaho Fuchi Kashira.
This is Toume's Masterpiece foxtail millet spike Fuchikashira!!
His subjects are quite well known foxtail millet spike which is bubbling vivid movement feeling.
On the dark brown blackish iron plate, solid gold Awaho (foxtail millet spike) is quite nice.
Nobody couldn't reach his craft. nowadays it is difficult to make this kind of art.
The balance of the iron plate and solid gold Awaho are quite well balance.

NBTHK Hozon Paper.
Guarantee: NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon paper.
AOI estimation paper.
In Kiri box.

Price: JPY 950,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)