Two large kinko tsuba Edo Period
Lot 119
Two large kinko tsuba Edo Period
Sold for £576 (US$ 968) inc. premium
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Lot Details
The property of an English Gentleman
Two large kinko tsuba
Edo Period
The first of gourd form, deeply engraved with three kanji above udenuki-ana; the second of mokko form, carved and inlaid in relief to one side with hares by a stream, the reverse with a toy sailing ship, signed Yamashiro kuni Nishijin ....Umetada.... (partly illegible)
8.9cm and 8½cm (3½in and 3 3/8in). (2).

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  • please note that the second item in this lot should read: a Shoami sukashi tsuba carved with a sailing boat
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