London, South Kensington
13 May 1999
A Japanese silver, gilt and shakudo buckle
modelled as a drum surrounded by flowerheads -- 2in. (5.7cm) long, signed; and another modelled as a bearded Immortal seated beside a recumbent tiger, the reverse incised with flowers, rockwork, a waterfall and lines of calligraphy -- 2in. (5.7cm) wide, 19th Century, (slight wear).
See Colour Plate 1 (2)
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