By Ichiryu Tomoyoshi, late Edo/Meiji Period Of circular form, the thick plate carved and pierced with Shoki capturing an oni, slight gold details, signed Mito ju Ichiryu Tomoyoshi saku; wood box. 8.3cm (3¼in). (3.)
With NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu certificate.
There were several generations signing thus, working from the mid 18th to the late 19th century. The present example is by one of the later members of the family: see Haynes Index, nos.H 10188 to 10194.