An Umetada school iron tsuba By Umetada Shigeyoshi, 18th century
Lot 2299
An Umetada school iron tsuba By Umetada Shigeyoshi, 18th century
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Lot Details
Property from the collection of Clarence McKenzie Lewis Jr.
An Umetada school iron tsuba
By Umetada Shigeyoshi, 18th century
The mokko iron plate carved with a moth and a stylized flower, the antennae and the flower stamen forming the hitsuana, the surface details raised in relief and highlighted with gold hirazogan and wit traces of gold nunomezogan, signed Yamashiro Nishijin Umetada shigeyoshi

With a wood storage box with attestation, dated 1965.9 and signed and sealed by Torigoe Kazutro.
3 3/8in (7.6cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Previously sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 2 December, 1971, lot 137.
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