An inlaid silver dish
By Shojoken Katsuyuki, Meiji Period
Of shallow circular form supported on a spreading foot, bearing an ishime ground, inlaid with a family of seven chickens foraging for food among scattered rocks and wild plants in silver with details of shibuichi, gilt metal and coloured enamels, signed Shojoken Katsuyuki; with wood storage box. 27.3cm (10¾in) diam. (2).