51. Bronze Seal

Japan, circa 1800

Height: 1¾ inches (4.3 cm) 

A gilt bronze seal cast as a detachable sage in a retreat beneath a pine strewn rocky landscape, some gilt remaining. Inscribed Kihan Seshin (a retainer at the Kishu domain) Also Kuki Shi In (seal of Kuki) Kuki is a surname of a noble origin.

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