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Kozuka: Motif of A Tiger Cub Crossing a River

Ordering number : F15160

Mei (signature) : It is most likely signed Goto Kiyoshige

Length : 9.75cm x 1.41cm ( 3.84inches x 0.56inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.

Special feature: Shakudo nanakoji plate with motif of a tiger cub crossing a river is engraved. Hyo or the most ferocious of the three tiger siblings is glaring at the other siblings as if it will devour them.
The tense atmosphere could be seen in the kozuka.

AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price :85,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)