'Hokori Yoshiro'

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A large rounded square iron plate with gold inlay defined as 'Hokori Yoshiro.' Dr. Torigoye labeled this type of inlay as 'gomoku zogan' or trash inlay. There appears on both omote and ura three or four family mon, one being the Hosokawa Mon.
A 1st Class example of this very rare style of zogan inlay and design.
Dates to ca, 1600.
A great deal more study is needed. (Long)

8.00cm x 7.50cm x 0.45cm



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