A pair of iron tsuba for a daisho By Tomonobu, Choshu School, early 19th century
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A pair of iron tsuba for a daisho By Tomonobu, Choshu School, early 19th century
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A pair of iron tsuba for a daisho
By Tomonobu, Choshu School, early 19th century
Of oval form, pierced in the form of large lilies with foliage, signed Choshu ju Tomonobu saku.
7cm (2¾in) and 6.4cm (2½in). (2).

Footnotes

  • 大小鐔 百合透 銘「長州住人 友信作」 19世紀前期

    Several makers from Nagato (Choshu) used the name Tomonobu, though the present example is probably that cited by Haynes, Index, no.H 10028.
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