Kozuka: : Mumei(Unsigned) Teijo,Rasho-mon

Kozuka: (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Unsigned) Teijo

Length : 9.68 cm x 1.38 cm ( 3.81 inches x 0.54 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.

Special feature: Shakudo Nanako, The story of Rasho-mon is engraved with gold color.
Watanabe Tsuna fought with Oni, the Japanese ancient devil, at Rasho-mon.

Teijo was known as the 9th of the head Goto family who was a legitimate child of Kenjho.
Teijyo was born in 1603 at Kyoto. His father Kenjho was the 7th of the head Goto family.
Teijo himself succeeded the Goto-Rihei family in 1625. He also used another name Mitsumasa.
He started to use the name Teijho in 1646 when he was 44 years old.
Teijo worked as a retained metalsmith of the Maeda family, the domain of Kaga,
present Kanazawa pref. He exerted himself not only making tosogu but also cultivating
the pupils later called the Kaga-goto school. At the occasion of the death of Sokujo,
the 8th of the head Goto family, Teijo was designated as the guardian of Sokujo’s young son
and succeeded the family as the 9th in 1636, aged 34. Teijo retired around 1652 to1653
and passed away in 1673, aged 71. 

NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price : 145,000 JPY-

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