New York, Park Avenue
22 October 1992
AN OMORI SCHOOL KOZUKA
EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1775), SIGNED TEKKOSAI MORITA TERUTOSHI WITH KAO
The shakudo nanako plate is carved and inlaid with a silver stream and gold plants, with silver moon behind nanako clouds. The edge of the frame is gold and the remainder is of shakudo--length 9.7cm., width 1.5cm., thickness 5.5mm.
Joseph U. Seo, New York
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Morita Terutoshi later used the Omori family name. He was a student of Tokuno Terutoki (fl. 1750), who was himself a student of the Omori school. Terutoshi also studied with Omori Terumasa (1705-1772).
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