Set of Tosogu : Syozui Hogan
Set of Tosogu : Tsuba Fuchi Kashira, Menuki, (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Mei (Signature) :Syozui Hogan
Length : 7.7cm x 6.59cm x 0.52cm
(3.03inches x 2.59inches x 0.2inches)
On the round shape syakudo nanako plate, the rim is covered by gold color.
On the ji, houou(chinese phoenix) and kiri flower(paulownia) are engraved by gold.
It is very nice engraving and heavy weight of Syakudo.
Mei (Signature) : Mumei (Syozui Hougan)
menuki Length : 5.22cm x 1.44cm x 0.57cm
( 2.06inches x 0.57inches x 0.22inches)
Length : 5.02cm x 1.48cm x 0.66cm
(1.98inchs x 0.58inches x 0.26inches)
A chinese phoenix and Kiri flower are engraved by solid gold.
Fuchi Kashira :
signature: Syozui Hogan.
Fuchi Length : 3.85cm x 2.08cm x 1.2cm
( 1.52inchs x 0.82inches x 0.47inches)
Kashira Length : 3.4cm x 1.59cm x 0.95cm
( 1.34inchs x 0.63inches x 0.37inches)
On the fine syakudo nanako plate, Kiri flower is engraved by gold.
This set of three fittings was made by same craftman(Issaku).
The tsuba, fuchigashira and menuki is in set.
It is rich fittings with much gold used. It is magnificent piece of work.
AOI estimation paper
NBTHK Hozon Paper
In Kiri box.