Ordering number : F18472
Mei (signature) : Mino Ju Mitsunaka
Fuchi Length : 3.81 cm x 2.14 cm x 1.22 cm
(1.5 inchs x 0.84 inches x 0.48 inches)
Kashira Length : 3.55 cm x 1.83 cm x 0.92cm
(1.39 inches x 0.72 inches x 0.36 inches)
Jidai(era) : Late Edo Period
Special Feature : On the shakudo plate, horse, grasses
and flowers are engraved with gold color.
Mitsunaka’s family name was Watanabe
and name was Shinkichi who was a second son of the
2nd generation Nitsutoki. He was born at Bunsei 13th (1830)
and passed away at Meiji 22nd (1889)
He lived at Syonai and made grasses, followers and also insects.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.