Order number : F16554
Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned)
Length 1 : 4.04 cm x 1.20 (1.59 inches x 0.47 inches)
Length 2 : 3.92 cm x 1.10 cm ( 1.54 inches x 0.43 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period
Special feature: Amanojaku, the small demon engraved on Shakudo plate.
Amanojaku in Buddhism is believed as a symbol of sins of human beings. It is told that there are 108 sins in every ones minds.
Amanojaku reads peoples mind and does mischief. So Amanojaku are stomped by Four Heavenly Kings or Vajradhara (Kongo) in Buddhism statues.
AOI estimation paper
In Kiri box.