A heavy metal quatrefoil votive with a rich, dark patina. The dish has pierced designs of shou characters at each of the long ends. It has a raised foot with a flat base with a cast mark of four characters.
5 ¼” (13.3 cm) long x 4” (10.2 cm) wide x 1 ¼” (4.4 cm) tall. Weighs 5.3 oz (135 g)
There are no breaks, chips, or cracks. There is wear to the patina. The foot edge has one worn spot and the shiny silver base metal shows through.
A very nice metal votive that will look great as an offering votive or by the spa tub.
Japanese Metal with Patina Votive Dish Meiji Period