Six inlaid iron tsuba 18th-19th century
Lot 13*
Six inlaid iron tsuba 18th-19th century
£700 - 800
US$ 1,200 - 1,300
Auction Details
Six inlaid iron tsuba 18th-19th century
Lot Details
Six inlaid iron tsuba
18th-19th century
Comprising an aoi Shoami School tsuba inlaid with scrolling vines, the reverse with two dragons in katakiribori with gold-inlaid eyes; an oval Onin-style plate with scrolling vines and clouds in brass; a mokko Saotome tsuba with textile patterns in gold nunome and hot-stamped characters; a Choshu tsuba carved with insect-eaten gingko leaves, gold nunome highlights, signed Choshu ju Tomoyuki; a circular iron plate pierced with geese and clouds; and an iron mokko plate with Choryo and Kosekiko and a dragon, traces of gold nunome. The largest 8.4cm (3 5/16in). (6).

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  • 鐔 6点 18-19世紀
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