Iron tsuba with tea utensils, sig. Bushu ju Nara saku; Bushu school iron tsuba with fish design, signed Masahisa; Iron tsuba with Daikoku
Lot 2315
Three inlaid iron tsuba The first by Bushu Nara; the second by Masahisa, 19th century
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£890 - 1,200
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Property from the collection of Clarence McKenzie Lewis Jr.
Three inlaid iron tsuba
The first by Bushu Nara; the second by Masahisa, 19th century
Comprising a rounded square iron plate decorated with articles used in the tea ceremony in takabori and iroe takazogan, hitsuana lined in shakudo, signed Bushu Nara saku; the second a circular iron plate finished on the surface in a chirimen pattern and pierced with a salmon in shishiaibori and sukashibori, highlights in gold nunomezogan, signed Bushu ju Masahisa; the third an iron mokko plate decorated with Daikoku in shishiaibori and gold hirazogan

3in (7.8cm)(the longest)
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