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Menuki : Mumei(Mito)

Ordering number : F15748

Menuki : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Mumei(Mito)

Length 1 : 3.61cm x 1.82cm ( 1.42inches x 0.72inches)
Length 2 : 3.56cm x 1.81cm ( 1.4inches x 0.71inches)

Jidai(era) :Edo Period

Special feature: Copper plate with an Oni(demon) from Momiji-Gari, one of Noh plays, engraved and inlaid with gold. Momiji Gari is a tale of Taira no Koremochi defeating a demon. The demon has disguised itself into a beautiful lady to attract and attack him.
The motif of this menuki is most likely the Oni mask used in the Noh play.

NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.

Price : 75,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)