Kinko Kodzuka. Shakudo nanako ground. Phoenix bird in silver with gold highlights. Reverse has shakudo with gold cat-scratch pattern in diagonal separation. Signed: Goto Mitsu Nori, art name “Tenjo” 1835-1879.
Kinko Kodzuka. Polished shakudo ground. Motif of child climbing container with gold and silver highlights. Signed: Yanagawa Nao Masa (1692-1757). Ref: Baur, P. 405. Became 2nd Hereditary Yanagawa Master.
Kinko Kodzuka. Copper nanako ground in very well done micro pattern. Decorated with shi-shi with gold eyes. Reverse has cat-scratched pattern. Signed. Note: Shi-Shi is very well modeled with fine detail. Excellent condition.
Kinko Kodzuka. Polished copper ground decorated with demonic figure. Reverse is silver plate with Sosho inscription. Signed: Somin, son of Soyo I (1669-1733). Kinko Meikan P. 527. This artisan perfected carving technique of Katakiri. Beautiful katakiri bori and very fine condition. Sosho poem on reverse?