Kozuka: (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Torayanagi Ken Naotoshi
Length : 9.3cm x 1.42cm( 3.66inches x 0.56inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: On Shinchu plate, Shoki desing is engraved and inlaid with copper. Shoki is one of a Chinese legendary person. According to a tradition, he appeared to an emperor of the Tang dynasty in a dream to help. Shoki was a god of exorcism, and also wipe out poverty.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.