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Menuki: (53th Juyo Tosogu)
This Menuki belongs to Saijyo Saku ranking.
Length1:3.32cm x 1.57cm (1.30inches x 0.61inches)
Length2: 3.37cm x 1.58cm (1.32inches x 0.62inches)
Total weight:15 grams.
Era : Middle Muromachi.
About Yu-Jyo: His childhood name is Tsunemutsu maru and his common name is Shirobei Jyo. He serves as an aide og Asikaga Yoshimasa. He compiles traditional carving methods and establishes a dignified Goto style. . The paper of the Goto family is on the 7th, which is the anniversary of the death of Toku-jyo. Many Yujyo’s works are designated as Jyuyo Bunkazai and Jyuyo Bijyutsu, but there are no items has Mei.
From Aoi Art: Unryu design(cloud and a dragon )Mumei Yu-Jyo.
Yu-Jyo of the Goto family is praised as the originator of Japanese carvings and is praised as an ancient and modern carving masters.
Serving Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa and playing a part in Higashiyama culture, his works have been featured as Higashiyama treasures.
The rounded and rich volume holder has a taste, and the Tagane movement is very powerful. Please watch carefully the nails and scales.
We can not believe that this is handmade and was made about 500 years ago.
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