A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque
A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque. Meiji Period (Late 19th century). Of oval form with a scalloped edge and finely worked in gold, silver and copper in relief on a Shakudo ground depicting a crane fishing in a stream beneath a blossoming tree. Often found set within a brooch. 1.1 in (2.8 cm) diameter.
Auction Date: May 2013