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Iron plate in rounded square shape (okaku maru) with a migaki-ji surface. Both hitsu-anas are present and original, one being plugged with shakudo. There appears a slight trace of gold nunome. There are three sukashi openings in a inner circumference formation representing possible plant life. Many iron bones are present in the rim.

Dates to the early Edo period. The 'SHOAMI' kanji are almost un-readable.
7.70cm x 7.90cm x 0.40cm


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