A Yokoya school copper tsuba, attributed to Yokoya Somin Edo period (18th century)
Lot 5153¤
A Yokoya school copper tsuba Edo Period, 18th Century, attributed to Yokoya Somin
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A Yokoya school copper tsuba
Edo Period, 18th Century, attributed to Yokoya Somin
Of oval form, deeply engraved wih a portrait of Daruma seen from the side, his hossu and bamboo leaf on the reverse, variously shown in deep katakiri and kebori, signed Somin with kao; with lacquer box, decorated on the roiro ground with fans in gold hiramakie and e-nashiji, 18th century. (2)
3in (7.6cm)

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  • Provenance: Alexander Moslé collection
    Published: Moslé 1909, no.158; Moslé 1914, no.1070 and Moslé 1932a, no. 1070
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