Kozuka:(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned) attributed as Yoshioka school.
Length : 9.52 cm x 1.41 cm (3.74 inches x 0.55 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Ryu-sui ni Mino Game zu Kozuka.
On the good quality Shakudo nanako plate, flowing water and turtle (An old tortoise with its shell overgrown with water-plants) are engraved with gold and silver iroe.
The first generation Yoshioka was Shigetsugu and continued at late Edo period.
They made fittings for Tokugawa shognate.
This Kozuka is fantastic work and rather good condition.
NBTHK Hozon Paper.
AOI estimation paper.
In Kiri box.
Price: JPY 75,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)