A SUPERB KOMAI IRON DISH
By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). Seal mark inlaid in gold to backside reading ‘Nihonkoku Kyoto no ju Komai’ beneath a dragonfly. Extremely fine inlay work in gold and silver with microscopic incision work depicting Sankin-kotai. A Daimyo in a palanquin is accompanied by an entourage of noblemen, soldiers and servants.
DIAMETER 18.3 cm
WEIGHT 248.7 grams
Provenance: French private collection.
Condition: Perfect with only very minor wear.