Katsura Mitsuharu (1871-1962)

Tokyo, early 20th century

A kagamibuta netsuke, the shibuichi plate with incised and gold decoration of a discarded kabuto with a double antler wakidate kuwagata and maedate in the form of a fierce dragon. Set within a black wood bowl with a green-stained himotoshi ring.

Katsura Mitsuharu

The plate signed with an engraved signature: Mitsuharu with kao.

Diameter: 3.5cms

Katsura Mitsuharu