Traditional Japanese Art for a Bright Future "Signs of Good Fortune" from the collection of Susan Tosk

Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Unsigned (Signs of Good Fortune)

Shakudo metal vase, Shichifukujin

Gold and silver metal inlays on shakudo base
8.27 in

About the work

Nogawa, Late Meiji Period

Very lively Shichifukujin are described on a shakudo vase, carved and in flat inlays.
Shakudo is a softmetal of copper with added 3-5% of gold. It is often used in sword fittings.

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