Mei (signature) : Soumin (Kao)(not guarantee)
Length : 9.63 cm x 1.35 cm (3.79 inches x 0.53 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: On the silver plate, rats and abalone are engraved with iroe.
Soumin was a craftsman in Edo. He was son of 1st generation Muneoki, and he was called Chojiro or Tomotsune or Munetomo.
He was a retained craftsman of Edo government.
His works are bohemian and magnificent, and he made Katakiri-bori engraving technique.
He got a boost of business tycoon, and he established the Yokotani school.
Yokotani school produced many good craftsmans.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.
Price: JPY 50,000-. (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)