A Satsuma handle of a walking stick. Around 1900
Painted in enamels and gold with a procession including an ox-drawn cart with a prince inside and numerous courtiers in various costumes. Inscribed in katakana with the name of the original owner "Tomasu bi buro" (Thomas B. Blow?). Metal mounting and iron nail.
Height of the ceramic knob 12.3 cm
Private collection, USA