Description A nice set of fuchi kashira with design of a bird in a blossoming plum tree on a shakudo nanako background. Design is well done with nice use of gold and silver as highlights. A nice set that would look good mounted.
Menuki in the form of a butterfly Japanese, Edo Period, early to mid-19th century Naomichi, Japanese, about 1800–1850, Main material: shakudo; other metals: gold, silver and copper; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, iroe hirazogan, MFA
Fuchi-kashira with designs of Empress Jingu fishing and two warriors. Japanese Edo period Late 18th–early 19th century - Gotô School http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fuchi-kashira-with-designs-of-empress-jingu-fishing-and-two-warriors-12590
Fuchi-kashira with designs of Manzai dancers, kadomatsu and shimenawa. Edo period Late 18th–early 19th century - Koyama Shigetoshi (Japanese, about 1800), Gotô School http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fuchi-kashira-with-designs-of-manzai-dancers-kadomatsu-and-shimenawa-12484