Mito School

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"A large, four-lobed iron plate (mokko) carved in keibori with the well-known design of a butterfly, turnip, and leaves. In good color and condition with minimal rust spots.

Mito is famous for the kinko artists who lived there from the mid Edo (1650) age until the Meiji era. They used iron, copper, or brass plate and worked in the Shoami style of ubu-zukashi and relief inlay work, as well as line carving. The general tone of their work is quiet and subdued as shown here." (Long)
8.9cm x 8.15cm x 0.45cm

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