New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
A HAMANO SCHOOL STYLE KOZUKA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1750), SIGNED GYOKUUNSAI
The copper plate is carved and inlaid in high relief with Kwan Yu and his attendant holding his halberd, and is accented with shakudo and gold--length 9.9cm., width 1.4cm., thickness 6.5mm.
T. S. Blow
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Though the artist has signed with his zokumyo (art name signature) it would seem that he was of the Hamano family. This style and subject matter can be seen in other Hamano school work.
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