KOZUKA: KS003. Mei: Mitsutoshi Tsukuru Kore. Size: 96,9 / 14,3 mm. Thickness: 4,6 mm. Material: Silver with shakudo, copper and traces of gold. Description: Very good quality signed kozuka with a waterbowl, flowers and a bird on a bamboo branch. Price: € 550,--.
Looking at the design this Kozuka is made in the second half of the Edo period. Mitsutoshi was a member of the Kikuoka School and a son of Mitsumasa. He worked in the beginning of the 19th century. Kozuka comes in wooden storage box.