An iron tsuba by Hayata Naomitsu  Late Edo period (19th century)
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An iron tsuba By Hayata Naomitsu, Late Edo Period, 19th Century
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An iron tsuba
By Hayata Naomitsu, Late Edo Period, 19th Century
Of circular form with raised rim, carved in relief with five frolicking horses, signed Inaba ju Naoteru.
3in (7.6cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Alexander Moslé collection
    Published Moslé 1909, no. 790; Moslé 1932a, no. 790

    The signature has previously been misread as Naomitsu. The name Naoteru with the present kanji does not appear in Haynes Index.

Saleroom notices

  • The Tsuba is by Naoteru, not Naomitsu as catalogued.
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