As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this exceptional quality Meiji period 1868-1912 lidded box by the highly regarded artist Murata Morihisa , his art name Kiryusai , the heavy silver lined box is formed from shakudo and upon its lid depicts the charming subject of a bird perched upon a Japanese floral display carefully watching an insect at work within the central gold flower, the sides of the box exquisitely decorated with gold ferns highlighted with silver dew drops , the artist Murata Morihisa has signed the box within a silver tablet to the lid, a fantastic addition to your Japanese metalwork or works of art collection .
Murata Morihisa was active in Tokyo during the Meiji and Taisho periods , he was a student of Unno Moritoshi (1834-1896)
Condition report :
Lovely condition throughout .
Approximate sizes :
Length: 5.25″ 13.5 cm
Depth : 4.0″ 10 cm
Height : 2.0″ 5 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .