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                                            Elliott D. Long
"Round iron plate with design of folding fans in openwork. The kaku mimi rim takes the form of a slightly rounded, but almost square-shape displaying tekkotsu. The kanji is under study.

This very fine example of early Ko-Shoami work of the Muromachi period, ca. 1500-1550, shows the quality of the iron plate and the very well hammered and worked surface (tsuchime) that are the characteristics of the early examples of the Shoami school." (Long)

6.75cm x 6.85cm x 0.45cm


Kanji Under Study

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