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Shakudo Nanako-ji Takabori Iroe Zogan Kozuka

Reference Number
FK-10218
Title
[ Dog ] by Kokinko Craftsman
Time
At the latter part of the Muromachi period (1336-1573)
Inscription
No Inscription
L x W x H
9.6 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm
Weight
23 g
Material
Shakudo (alloy of copper and gold)
Box
Wooden Box
Certificate
Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai issued on May 2 of 2008
Description

Certificate issued by NBTHK (Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai) on May 2 of 2008 is attached.
According to the certificate, this Kozuka is made of Shakudo.
The surface is processed like hard roe (=Nanako-ji).
The dog of motif is expressed in high-relief carving (=Takabori), and the Iroe inlay with gold.
This Kozuka was made by Ko-kinko.
Ko-kinko mean craftsmen before the Momoyama period (1573-1603).
It is too hard to find pieces of works by Ko-Kinko.
There is also an endorsement (Hakogaki) done in 1971 by Sato Kanzan on the lid of the wooden box.
Sato Kanzan is really No.1 grand person in the Japanese sword world.
He founded the NBTHK.
This item is precious one !

Price
USD 1180
Kanteisho by NBTHK
[ Dog ] by Kokinko, with NBTHK Certificate
Kozuka
Inu (Dog)
Endorsement by Sato Kanzan
Features
Shakudo (red copper) - alloy of copper and gold This Kozuka is made of Shakudo (alloy of copper and gold).
Nanako-Ji - hard roe-like process The surfaces are processed like hard roe.
Takabori - high relief carving The motif is expressed in high-relief carving.
Iroe - color painting inlay The motif is also expressed in the Iroe inlay method with gold.

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