Ordering number : AF18497
Mei (signature) : Jakushi
Length : 10.04 cm x 8.82 cm ( 3.95 inches x 3.47 inches)
Thickness of rim: 0.39 cm ( 0.15 inches)
Jidai(era) : Edo period.
Special feature: Large size iron Tsuba, dragon is engraved.
Kawamura Jakuchu the first generation is a artist at Nagasaki at early Edo period.
He learned paintings from Itsuzen, the monk of Zen meditation (Obaku) and inlay technique from Mokuan.
He became the founder of Wakashiba school.
AOI estimation paper