Shonai Shoami School


Edo period.

Design Characteristics:

The work of the Shonai Shoami is diverse, but with a common bond in the old Shoami style. A clue to the work of this school will depend on a feeling for the mood of the area and an understanding of the influences and trends of the age.



NBTHK Hozon Kantei Sho.

'Sahari' inlay: OMOI - thought, feelings; KIMI - familiar, sensation, master or lord; ON - kindness, favour, obligation.

Late Edo period.
Displays influence from Yamashiro Kyoto ju.

6.8cm x 6.1cm x 0.4cm.

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