Two kinko soft metal tsuba Late Edo Period, 19th century
Lot 307*
Two kinko soft metal tsuba
Late Edo Period, 19th century
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,211) inc. premium
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Two kinko soft metal tsuba Late Edo Period, 19th century
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Two kinko soft metal tsuba
Late Edo Period, 19th century
The first of copper, overlaid with gilt and carved in relief with flying cranes, unsigned; the second of brass, in the form of a writhing snake, signed Motohisa to.
7.6cm and 7.3cm (3in and 2 7/8in). ((3).).

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  • The first with NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho paper, dated Showa 43 (1968), attributing the work to the Umetada school.
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