Lot 94: A Nara-type mempo, 2nd half of Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Heavy, iron mempo with russet iron surface, decorated all over in Kaga-style yasurime, gilt teeth and contrasting beard in rubbed gold nunome. Interior lacquered red. Four-lame, slightly bumped yodare kake in kizuke kozane with slightly darkened and worn kebiki lacing. Height 23 cm.
Condition Report: II -