Three inlaid iron tsuba Edo Period, Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Lot 6096
Three inlaid iron tsuba Edo Period, Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Sold for US$ 1,314 inc. premium
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Property from the Estate of Leonard H. Lautenberger
Three inlaid iron tsuba
Edo Period, Late 18th/Early 19th Century
The first an Edo Higo Kumagai school tsuba with decorative hitsu in the form of treasure sacks and delicately inlaid silver decoration of scrolling vines and blossoming paulownia (light oxidation); the second a mokko form Bushu Ito plate delicately worked with a profusely blossoming prunus branch, the flowers' centers and dew drops on the branch inlaid in gold, the raised fukurin displaying remnants of a gold inlaid geometric design (wear, light oxidation), with two gold patinated hitsu plugs; the third a circular Saga Hizan dai featuring a stylized design of a gnarled pine branch, the centers of the needle clusters inlaid in brass (oxidation).
3 1/4, 3 1/8 and 3in (8.2, 7.9 and 7.6cm)
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