Ordering number : F20536
Kozuka: (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Mei (signature) : Watanabe Issei Saku
Length : 9.74 cm x 1.46 cm ( 3.83 inches x 0.57 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special Feature: Silver plate, the Four Gentlemen is painted with inlay.
The Four Gentlemen, it is a collective term referring to four plants:
the plum blossom, the orchid, the bamboo, and the chrysanthemum.
Watanabe Issei was from Shonai province. He lived in Aizu.
He studied under Hayashi Masamitsu and Funada Ikkin.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.