Two kinko tsuba
Attributed to Murakami Jochiku and after Ishiguro Masayoshi, 19th century
Th first of copper, carved in relief and inlaid with four butterflies of varying size, in takabori, gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi takazogan with details of inlaid aogai, signed Jochiku, 7.9cm (3 1/8in); the second of shakudo nanako, inlaid with a sea eagle and chidori over breaking waves, in gold, silver and shakudo takazogan, signed Ishiguro Masayoshi with kao, 7.6cm (3in); with two storage boxes. (4).
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