A shibuichi tsuba Mito style, 18th century
Lot 44
A shibuichi tsuba Mito style, 18th century
Sold for £840 (US$ 1,411) inc. premium
Lot Details
A shibuichi tsuba
Mito style, 18th century
Of oval form, inlaid in iroe takazogan with the youthful Yoshitsune meeting Sojobo, the tengu king, beside a waterfall, the reverse with cryptomeria trees beside a waterfall and rapids, signed Kurowa Katsutoshi with kao.
6.7cm (2 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 鐔 遮那王(義経)と僧正房 銘「黒羽勝利(花押)」 18世紀

    Provenance: L.J. Wickes collection, purchased at Glendining & Co., London, 1964.

    For the maker, see Haynes, Index, no.H 02906. He was apparently a prolific maker who combined the Mito and Tamagawa school styles.
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