T162. Papered solid gold Shishi menuki
T162. Gold menuki, papered to Kyo Kanagu (Kyo Kinko). The paper is Hozon from the NBTHK (National Sword Museum in Tokyo), dated 1995. Shishi, worked in solid gold sheet, repousse and finely carved in the Goto style. 3 cm each. Condition is excellent and they come in a box. $700.