An iron tsuba Tanaka School, 19th century
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An iron tsuba Tanaka School, 19th century
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Lot Details
An iron tsuba
Tanaka School, 19th century
Of rounded rectangular form with raised rim, carved in takabori and inlaid in iroe takazogan with Shoki standing in a defiant attitude while an oni peers through a hole above, signed Rakusei Toshiharu with inlaid gold kao.
8.2cm (3¼in).

Footnotes

  • 鐔 鍾馗と鬼 銘「洛西 寿治(花押)」 19世紀

    Provenance: W.W. Winkworth collection, 1962.

    For the maker, Nakajima Toshiharu, see Haynes, Index no.H 10323. The name is preceded by Rakusei, referring to a western suburb of Kyoto.
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