Three gold inlaid iron tsuba Edo Period
Lot 6094
Three gold inlaid iron tsuba Edo Period
Sold for US$ 2,151 inc. premium
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Property from the Estate of Leonard H. Lautenberger
Three gold inlaid iron tsuba
Edo Period
The first two both Awa Shoami sukashi plates, the larger 18th Century with an elaborate gold numone design of exotic birds perched amid a network of peony karakusa set on a ground containing overlapping openwork medallions, gold plug to one hitsu, (wear), the smaller guard with an openwork design of a military maku above and below which can be viewed an elaborate standard and the branches of a maple tree, all heavily detailed in gold numone one hitsu plugged (wear); the third a 19th Century Sendaimono tsuba with a delicate gold inlay design of Chinese style baby dragons and scrolling clouds (wear).
3 1/8, 2 5/8 and 2 3/4in (7.9, 6.7 and 7cm)
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