Purchased in Japan in the 1970's, this small porcelain plate is decorated in the ancient Japanese art of Chokin.
The porcelain plate is etched and gilded with copper, silver, and 24K gold. The gold is 24k. This plate is 5" across and depicts two Samurai Warriors on Horseback.
The back has a brief history of Chokin work and is marked "Made in Japan". The plate is in very good condition with only the slightest evidence of wear to the gold border. There are no deep scratches or loss of metal.
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