Menuki : (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Wari Tanzaku Signature Sa(Kao) Yoshiteru
Length 1 : 3.14cm x 1.81cm ( 1.24inches x 0.71 inches)
Length 2 : 3.19cm x 1.82cm ( 1.26 inches x 0.72inches)
Jidai(era) :Late Edo Period
Special feature:On shakudo plate, cockfighting design is engraved and inlayed with gold, silver, shibuichi, copper inlay.
Yoshiteru was born in 1828 as a oldest son of the merchant Ihei at Teramachi, Kyoto. After his father’s death he has succeed to his father’s name Ihei. He then studied under Araki Hideaki and later on Goto Mitsufumi family.
This piece has Wari Tanzaku mei Sa(Kaou) Yoshiteru and it is rare art work.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.