Eight brass inlaid iron tsuba Muromachi to Edo Periods
Lot 2461
Eight brass inlaid iron tsuba Muromachi to Edo Periods
Sold for US$ 1,140 inc. premium
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Property from the Estate of Leonard H. Lautenberger, Sr., New Jersey
Eight brass inlaid iron tsuba
Muromachi to Edo Periods
All displaying expected wear commensurate with their age: the first, circa 1500, Kaga Yoshiro school in mokko form with decoration of floral mon against a ground of vegetal scrolls (two edges somewhat reduced); the second, 16th century, Heianjo style in openwork kiku form with inlaid details; the third, 16th century, Kaga school, of small scale and circular form inlaid with various designs of plants, insects and patterns (losses); the fourth, circa 1600, Kyoto Heianjo in mokko form with a delicate wisteria design, signed Heianjo ju Masashige saku, (small losses); the fifth, circa 1600, Heianjo style with open center around the seppa and hitsu-ana and a decoration of ivy scrolls (small losses, oxidation); the sixth, circa 1700, Kaga Yoshiro school in mokko form with eight openwork circular inlays of floral mon against a ground of scrolling vines, shakudo plugs to both hitsu-ana; the seventh, 17th century, Kaga style with fan form hitsu-ana and inlaid with omodaka scrolls; and the eigth, circa 1550, Kaga school in mokko form with floral scroll decoration (small losses, original patina lost/altered).
2 5/16 to 3 1/4in (5.9 to 8.3cm)
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