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Provenance:    Robert E. Haynes
                                            Elliott D. Long
Description excerpts taken from GAI SO SHI Study Collection of Japanese Sword Fittings by Robert E. Haynes

"Iron plate of round form. The web with both cut and inlaid spoke design referred to as Amida-sukashi, that is in the style of the Saotome school. The rim area is inlaid in brass wire with repeating designs of seigainami (imbrigated waves) and a chain form, which are the same on each side. There are no hitsuana. This would seem to be the work of the Saotome school for the plate, and the brass inlay school of Kyoto for the brass. This example dates to ca. 1500 or earlier. It is one of the finest examples of the type so far recorded." (Haynes)

8.85cm x 9.10cm x 0.32cm

Hakogaki by Sato Kanzan
NBTHK 'Green' Origami

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