Historical information

Worn on a ladies belt for decoration. It could be Japanese as there are similar pieces on the internet.

Physical description

An antique round hand painted Japanese style ladies ceramic belt buckle with two birds, rock cliffs, flowers, two waterfalls and a mountain which could represent Mt Fuji in the background. It is mounted on a brass surround and the back has a hook for clasping to the other end of the belt and a thin metal bar. There is a small X signature stamped under the hook.

Inscriptions & markings

A small X stamped on the back.