Kozuka: (NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)
Mei (signature) : Shigemitsu (Nara)
Length : 9.65cm x 1.43cm ( 3.8inches x 0.56inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo period.
Special feature: Shigemitsu is Nara Shigeharu’s student.
He has engraved mountain, flower and bird design.
This piece is shakudo plate kozuka with deadwood and sparrow engraved and inlayed with gold.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.