A group of iron and mixed-metal tsuba  Edo period, 18th-19th century
Lot 6091
A group of iron and mixed-metal tsuba Edo period, 18th-19th century
Sold for US$ 1,220 inc. premium
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A group of iron and mixed-metal tsuba
Edo period, 18th-19th century
Comprising a Choshu iron sukashi tsuba carved with worm-eaten gingko leaves with gold hirazogan and nunome inlays, signed Choshu ju Masasada; a Bushu iron plate tsuba carved with a badger in a cave in a mountainous landscape carved in raised and sunken relief, signed Bushu Masatsune; an iron plate tsuba decorated with a goat beneath a tree by a stream in takabori and iroe takazogan; a Kaneie-style oval iron plate tsuba with a figure in a boat by a pavilion, gold highlights, inscribed Yamashiro ju Kaneie; an iron plate tsuba with a stand of flowers in gold takazogan
2 7/8in (7.3cm) long (the largest) (5).
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