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"Slightly oval iron plate formed as the traditional mitsu tomoe, but in this case the three commas are three raceme of wisteria booms, carved with the stems in relief and the blooms with line carving. The face with three silver and five brass dots of dew, the reverse with four brass and one silver dot of dew. Signed on the reverse: 'Yoshihisa', see H 11617.0, he also signed Heianjo nin or Heianjo ju. He worked in the late Muromachi to early Edo period, and there might have been more than one generation of the name. He was part of the Kyoto group of artists who also made designs of flush brass inlay on iron plate and who formed a group that unfortunately we know very little about. This example is far superior to many others that we find from this group of artists." (Haynes)
6.8cm x 7.3cm x 0.4cm

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