kozuka (c. 1770)
Certification: NBTHK Hozon
Kozuka made by
Yokoya Terumune, 横谷英致. His family name is Yokoya
横谷, and he used the art names Chōshichirō 長七郎,
and Shitō 此東. Terumune worked in Edo in the second half of the
1700's, and was a student of the first Yokoya Terukiyo who was a
student of the famous Yokoya Somin. Terumune is described as
being a specialist in the production of nanako. This work is done in
classical Yokoya School style.
Shakudō base metal
having a fine nanako ground. It is decorated with a
playing with a peony, both in gold. The back is
divided diagonally into gold and shakudō
sections. Inscribed 英致 (花押), Terumune w/Kaō.