Property from the collection of Clarence McKenzie Lewis Jr.
A brass-inlaid iron tsuba
By Nagayoshi, 16th century The oval iron plate decorated with a man and a monkey admiring a miniature model of Mt. Horai in kebori and brass hirazogan, signed Yamashiro ju Nagayoshi saku 3 1/4in (8.3cm) long
Provenance: Walter Lionel Behrens Collection, no. 1079, sold Sotheby & Co., London, Japanese Works of Art, 11 May, 1955, lot 128.