Tokyo, late 19th century.
Height: 4.1 cm.
June Schuerch, CA
Sydney L. Moss Ltd., “Kokusai The Genius (vol. II)”, 2016, no.182.
A pale stag-antler oval-circular manju carved in openwork with a large iron kettle, kama, afloat upright within a random design of waves – or clouds - of reishi head inspiration. A diagonal oval reserve carved in sunken relief to the reverse contains the seal signature: Kokusai.