By Goto Tojo, late Edo Period Of irregular rectangular form, with raised rim, chiselled with medallions of shishi and peony and the date Kaei (1848-1853), signed Goto Hokkyo Tojo with kao; wood box. 7cm (2¾in). (3.)
With NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu certificate.
Published: Kasahara Mitsutoshi and Akimoto Shigeo, Kyo-Goto no Kenkyu, Showa 63 (1988).
For the maker, the eighth Master of the Kanbei sideline, see Haynes Index, no.H 09719.