Menuki : (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Ishiguro)
Length 1 : 2.78cm x 1.69cm ( 1.09inches x 0.67inches)
Length 2 : 2.57cm x 1.57cm ( 1.01inches x 0.62inches)
Jidai(era) :Edo Period
Special feature: A sharp eyed hawk motif engraved on solid gold plate menuki. The first generation Masatsune studied under Naomasa and Naotsune of Yanagawa school. His graphical raptors motif works were highly esteemed. This menuki is quite realistic impressive work.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.