London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
A Hirado scroll weight modelled as a puppy Meiji Period
recumbent on a rectangular base with a ribbon tied in a bow to the back of its neck, inscribed to verso; Hirado Mikawa no Uchi, Imamura Bunjuro Yoshitomi, Kore wo Tsukuru, impressed seal mark -- 4 3/8in. (11.3cm.) long.
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