An iron Hizen Tsuba by Shigetsugu, Edo period
Lot 147*
An iron Aizu Shoami tsuba By Shigetsugu, Edo Period
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,512) inc. premium

Lot Details
An iron Hizen Tsuba by Shigetsugu, Edo period
An iron Aizu Shoami tsuba
By Shigetsugu, Edo Period
The thick plate of rounded rectangular form, carved with the junishi (twelve zodiac cycles) and hakkioku (eight compass points) in relief and with gold nunome on a ground of formal clouds, signed Shigetsugu saku and Shigetada with kao. 8.3cm (3¼in). (3.)

Footnotes

  • With tomobako, bearing a long hakogaki: (on the exterior) Shigetada kao moji junishi sukedashi, nadekakugata kumo moyo sukedashi tessen, To-zai-nan-boku Syun-ka-shu-to moji sukedashi; (on the interior) Aizu Shoami Shigetada, Myochin, motte tsuba ha Aizu Shoami naramu; and NBTHK Hozon Tosogu certificate.

    For the maker, see Haynes Index, no. H 08519.
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