A Sentoku Tsuba
Edo period (19th century), signed Toshimitsu
The rounded-rectangular plate carved and inlaid with an owl on a branch by a stream in shibuichi and gilt, the moon, partially hidden by clouds, inlaid in silver; traces of copper from mounting
2¾in. (7cm.) long
With wood box inscribed with attestation by Kyodo and dated 1965.8.31.