Seven inlay decorated iron tsuba Edo Period
Lot 3083
Seven inlay decorated iron tsuba Edo Period
Sold for US$ 780 inc. premium

Lot Details
Seven inlay decorated iron tsuba
Edo Period
All displaying some wear, including: one 17th century Higo style plate with gold nunome scroll work and tama form hitsu-ana; two Kyoto Shoami tsuba, one circular with remnants of gold and copper alloy inlaid paulownia and trellis design, the other square with inlaid copper alloy ideographs retaining remnants of a gold patina, lead plug to one hitsu, both circa 1700; one with mixed metal inlay of a landscape reversed by a song bird in a flowering prunus, signed Hizen ju Kanehiro, circa 1700 (poor condition); one Mito school mokko form plate with raised chrysanthemum design and border accented in gold nunome, both hitsu with shakudo plugs, circa 1800; one 19th century, Mito style guard humorously decorated with carved and inlaid images of Shoki reversed by an oni; and one small Hamidashi Shigen style tanto tsuba with applied rope decoration around the saddle shaped edges, circa 1800 (some lifting to inlay).
2 1/8 to 3 3/8in (5.3 to 8.6cm)
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